An undated handout photo distributed by Syrian News Agency (SANA) on July 9, 2012 shows a missile being launched from a mobile platform during a live ammunitions exercise by Syrian air defence forces in an undisclosed location.

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – The Israeli Air Force launched a powerful attack on the Damascus International Airport over the weekend that caused several explosions around the capital city.

According to a military source in Damascus, the Israeli Air Force targeted an Iranian cargo plane that was likely transporting weapons to the Syrian military.

In response to the Israeli attack, the Syrian air defense attempted to intercept the missiles before they could reach their intended targets at the Damascus International Airport.

The Syrian air defense did manage to down several Israeli missiles during the brief exchange.

The Syrian military would later report that their air defense repelled the Israeli attack, adding that the Iranian cargo plane was untouched during the bombardment.

This latest attack by the Israeli Air Force marks the second time this year that they have targeted the Damascus International Airport.

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great job syria

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Q : did they targetted the cargo airplane or what was inside which had already been transferred to a depot? A: Since an enormous explosion had been heard, obviously, the depot has been blasted. So the ‘job’ was done. Interesting points : 1.) According to Flyradar, it wasn’t an Iranian cargo! A few days ago, a SyAAF Il-76 was sent to Iran and came back to Damascus. A few months ago, it was one of the 5 only IRIAF Il-76 that did the transport and this one was blasted! Since IRIAF has only 4 heavy cargoes left, guess why a… Read more »