Damascus (IP) - The Israeli attack targeted the Iranian consulate adjacent to the Iran embassy in Damascus on Monday evening.

Iran Press/ West Asia: The Iranian consulate building near the Iranian Embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus has come under an Israeli missile strike, with reports of casualties as a result of the aggression.

SANA reported that the aggression caused massive destruction to the building and damage to neighboring buildings

Syrian defense systems responded to Israeli airstrikes in the vicinity of Al Mazzeh in Damascus.  

Scenes showing damage to the Iranian embassy building after the building adjacent to it was targeted, in Damascus

The building is part of the consular staff wing of the Iranian embassy in Damascus.

Initial reports suggest at least six people are killed following an Israeli airstrike near the Iranian embassy.

According to Reuters, Israel targeted Iran's consulate and ambassador's residence.

Iran's ambassador and his family are safe.

It is a developing story ...