Syrian air defenses have confronted an Israeli missile attack that targeted the country's southern region, killing one Syrian soldier, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported on Thursday, citing a military source.

Iran PressMiddle East: “Our air defenses confronted an Israeli aggression that targeted some points in the southern region, and shot down most of the hostile missiles,” The SANA said.

A military source told the agency: “The Israeli enemy carried out an air aggression with missiles from the direction of the occupied Syrian Golan, targeting some points in the southern region.”

The source added: “Our air defenses confronted the aggression’s missiles and shot down most of them,” noting that the attack led to “the martyrdom of a soldier and some material losses.”