Israeli jets strike military facility in Hama: Syria


Israeli fighter jets have struck a military facility in western Syria, killing two people, according to a Syrian commander quoted by the state-run news agency SANA.

The army statement said the air strike caused material damage near the town of Masyaf and warned against the “dangerous repercussions of this aggressive action to the security and stability of the region”.

The air strike was carried out from Lebanese airspace and two people were killed at the site, SANA said, adding that it would embolden “terrorists” in Syria fighting the government.

“Israeli warplanes at 2:42am today fired a number of missiles from Lebanese airspace, targeting one of our military positions near Masyaf, which led to material damage and the deaths of two members of the site,” the Syrian army said in a statement.

Speaking from Beirut, Lebanon, Al Jazeera’s correspondent Mohammed Jamjoom said that while the Israeli government has not yet commented, Lebanese local media outlets are reporting they saw Israeli warplanes breach Lebanese airspace and that the sound barrier was broken over Lebanon in the skies around 2:30am local time (11:30 GMT).

An Israeli army spokesperson declined to discuss reports of the air strike, saying the army did not comment on operational matters…

Read more : Aljazeera, 07.09.2017