Israel launched airstrikes on the positions of the air defense systems of the Syrian army near Damascus. This is reported by SANA citing a military source.
As a result of the attack, which took place on the night of December 30, one soldier was killed, three more were wounded. The agency's source said that the Syrian air defense managed to shoot down several missiles fired by Israel.
As Rosbalt specifies, the positions of the Russian military personnel were located several hundred meters from one of the targets.
Earlier, in November, it was reported that the Israeli army attacked the Syrian military near Damascus. The blow was delivered from the Golan Heights in the southern outskirts of the city. According to the Human Rights Observatory, eight members of pro-Iranian militias were killed in the attack.