All 4 missiles fired by Israeli warplanes at Syria’s Homs province early on Thursday have been shot down by the Syrian Military utilizing Russian-made ‘Buk’ air protection programs, the Russian navy has revealed.
Two Israeli F-16 jets fired the guided missiles from Lebanese airspace, round 01:11 native time on Thursday.
“All 4 missiles have been destroyed by on-duty Syrian air protection items, utilizing Russian-made Buk-M2E programs,” the Russian Reconciliation Heart for Syria mentioned in an announcement.
Movies and pictures of the intercepts have been making rounds on social media.
It was the second Israeli strike towards Syria this week, coinciding with the Muslim excessive vacation of Eid al-Adha that started Monday.
Israel Bombs Homs-#Syria , the 2nd Aggression in 48hrs throughout islam’s most holiest holidays. No rage, no condemnations, no backfire no media protection however hey, Israelis in authorized settlements not licking ice cream is “ Terrorism” Full impunity to destroy and kill. Unbelievable!
— Abier Khatib (@abierkhatib) July 22, 2021
On Tuesday, 4 Israeli jets fired eight missiles into Aleppo province, putting a scientific analysis facility within the city of Safira. Seven out of the eight have been shot down, nonetheless, by Syrian air protection items utilizing Buk-M2 and Pantsir-S weapons programs, the top of the Reconciliation Heart, Rear Admiral Vadim Kulit, mentioned.
For Tuesday’s strike, the Israeli jets had penetrated Syrian airspace by means of the realm of At-Tanf on the Jordanian border, managed by the US navy, the Reconciliation Heart mentioned.
The Israel Protection Forces (IDF) have launched airstrikes into Syrian territory for years, with Tel Aviv saying they have been a self-defense measure aimed toward “Iranian” targets within the nation.
Damascus has protested the assaults, calling them acts of aggression. Earlier this month, Russia, Turkey and Iran jointly condemned the “steady” Israeli assaults as violations of “worldwide legislation, worldwide humanitarian legislation, the sovereignty of Syria, and neighboring international locations.”
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