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An attempt to conduct yet another airstrike against targets in Syria ended badly for the Israeli military, as several of its missiles were reportedly shot down by local air defense units.

Syrian anti-aircraft defense units managed to hit a number of Israeli missiles that were flying above a military installation in Syria, Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reports.

Earlier, the IDF’s press service claimed that its military aircraft had intercepted an Iranian UAV that allegedly entered Israeli airspace, and carried out a strike against “Iranian targets” on Syrian soil in retaliation.

One of the warplanes which took part in this air raid ended up crashing in Israel’s north; its loss was confirmed by the IDF.


Source: Sputnik

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The US and Israeli criminals are the ones playing with fire. All this attention to the ‘Iranian threat’ is going to backfire. Already I have been hearing here in the bible belt that something is not right with the whole Syrian affair. It’s becoming obvious even to the religiously and patriotically blinded that we’re being lied to. For Israel and the US to keep playing the evil Iran and Syria card is a mistake. As with the boy that cried wolf, their credibility is being undermined by their own adherence to a tried and true, but ultimately worn out tactic.… Read more »