It is unusual that the Israeli army released information about the attacks in Syria. This time there was even detailed information: fighter jets had "dozens" of military goals of the Iranian Quds brigades and Syrian forces attacked, it said in a statement. Military bases, storage areas and ground-to-air missiles had been attacked. After Bombardment also, the Syrian defense systems had been attacked. On one of the army published map targets were marked in and around Damascus and near the Golan heights.
twenty goals are to be met to report According to Israeli media. Including the headquarters of the Iranian Quds should be brigades at the airport of Damascus. The Israeli army should have avoided to bomb the S-300 defense system and Russian objectives. According to the official Syrian news Agency Sana destinations in the vicinity of Damascus were attacked. In the social media, circulating images of the explosions on the Syrian capital showed.
After the attacks, an army spokesman, said that to be prepared for possible reactions. For the population of the sparsely populated, Israeli-annexed Golan heights, however, no particular measures have been adopted. The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , said after the bombings in Syria: "We have made it clear: Everyone attacks us, we attack. That's what we did with the attacks against military targets of the Iranian Quds forces and the Syrian forces."
The Israeli army in response to four rockets that were fired on Tuesday night by Israel annexed the Golan heights. The defense system Iron Dome (iron dome) had intercepted. Israel's foreign Minister Israel Katz has accused Iran of being behind the shelling. Israel sees in the rocket fire, a proof that Iranian forces are spread more and more in the neighboring country Syria. Previously, there had been only rare rocket fire from Syria towards Israel.
120'000 missiles in custody in Lebanon
Iranian Quds brigades have supported during the past seven years of ongoing civil war, the troops of President Bashar al-Assad. Israel Iran sees as the biggest threat to its security because Tehran's ally, the Hezbollah militia in neighbouring Lebanon. The Hizbullah has a much bigger and more modern missile Arsenal than the groups in the Gaza strip. Israeli experts with 120'000 rockets filled Depot in Lebanon, in the Gaza strip, the groups should have around 20'000.
in The Gaza strip operating group Islamic Jihad is also supported by Iran. The rocket fire on the Golan heights on Tuesday night, in turn, was seen as a response to an attack on the house of a leader of Islamic Jihad, Akram al-Ajouri, in Damascus in the last week, behind the the Israeli military is suspected. It was killed according to Syrian figures, however, is not the man, but his son and a granddaughter. After the targeted killing of an Islamic Jihad commander, Baha Abu al-Ata in the Gaza strip by the Israeli army, the militant group had fired in the previous week, around 450 rockets at Israel.
The Israeli army had carried out in the past few years, more than a hundred attacks in the neighboring country of Syria, particularly against Iranian targets. This was done with the approval of Russia. Rarely, there was rocket fire from Syria towards Israel.
Created: 20.11.2019, 08:57 PM