Syrian air defenses have thwarted another Israeli aggression against the war-ravaged Arab country, and shot down a large number of “hostile” missiles in the skies over the western-central province of Hama. Syria’s official news agency SANA, citing an unnamed military source, reported on Friday that “at about four o'clock in the morning, the Israeli enemy launched an aerial aggression with a barrage of missiles coming from the direction of the Lebanese city of Tripoli, aiming at some targets in the vicinity of Hama province.” The source added, “Our air defenses confronted the enemy's missiles and downed most of them.”
The incident comes days after the Israeli military carried out airstrikes on the eastern city of Dayr al-Zawr as well as the town of al-Bukamal, along the border with Iraq.
Israel frequently targets military positions inside war-ravaged Syria, especially those of Hezbollah resistance movement which has helped Syrian army in its fight against foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists.
The Tel Aviv regime mostly keeps quiet about the attacks on Syrian territories which many view as knee-jerk reaction to Syrian government’s increasing success in confronting terrorism in country.
Israel has been a staunch supporter of the terrorist groups that have violently opposed the government of President Bashar al-Assad since foreign-backed militancy gripped the Arab country back in March 2011