Feb 24, 2020 10:07 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jun 22, 2020 13:52 Asia/Tehran]
  • Israeli regime airstrikes on Damascus martyrs two
    Israeli regime airstrikes on Damascus martyrs two

Israeli regime carried out airstrikes on Syria and Gaza which led to the martyrdom of two members of the Islamic Jihad Movement in Syria.

 Iran Press/Middle East: The resistance group of Islamic Jihad confirmed that two of its members were martyred in the Israeli attacks on Damascus.

The Palestinian Health Ministry also said four people were injured in the Israeli raids on Islamic Jihad sites in Gaza.

But in Damascus, the Syrian army air defenses intercepted on Sunday Israeli missiles that targeted the surroundings of Damascus. A military source announced that at 23.25 p.m. February 23rd, 2020 the Israeli warplanes targeted, from outside Syrian airspace and from over the occupied Syrian Golan the surrounding of Damascus with a number of batches of missiles.

The army immediately confronted them with high competence and destroyed the majority of them before reaching their targets, and verification is still going in the outcomes of the aggression.

The Israeli military also released a statement claiming that its fighter jets struck targets belonging to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement south of Damascus.

"In the Adeliyah region, outside of Damascus, an Islamic Jihad compound was struck, used as a hub of Islamic Jihad's activity in Syria," it said.

A few hours later, Islamic Jihad released a statement saying that two of its members had been killed in the airstrikes.

The missile attacks against Damascus come as Israel also launched multiple airstrikes against what it claimed were Islamic Jihad positions in Gaza early on Monday.

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