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Syrian air defences confront Israeli attack near Damascus airport

IANS  |  Damascus 

Syria's air defences responded to an Israeli attack near the international airport of the capital on Saturday evening, state TV reported.

The air defences intercepted several missiles targeting the airport, said the report, citing a military statement.

The attack is the latest in a string of Israeli missile strikes that targeted Syrian military bases during the protracted war in the country.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 05:32 IST
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