‘Israeli warplanes’ strike military airport used by Assad’s forces in Syrian capital Damascus leading to threats of ‘repercussions’ from regime army chiefs
- Syrian army officials claimed that several rockets were fired from northern Israel
- Military chief warned of consequences following what it called a ‘fragrant’ attack
- Airport allegedly bombed described as a major strategic base for Syria’s forces
- Images and videos purporting to show explosions are uploaded to social media
Syria has accused Israel of bombing a military airport used by Assad’s forces near the capital city of Damascus.
State television quoted the Syrian army as saying several rockets were fired at Mazzeh airport from an area near Lake Tiberias in northern Israel just after midnight.
The country’s army chiefs warned of repercussions following what it called a ‘fragrant’ attack on a major strategic base used by Syria’s elite Republican Guard.
The cause of the explosions was not clear, sources claiming the sounds heard in parts of the capital suggested they could be Israeli warplane strikes.
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