According to Syria’s state media, the Syrian Army reported that Israel had attacked targets near the war-torn nation’s capital with jets and ground-to-ground missiles early on Tuesday, causing damage.
Syria retaliated, according to the statement; its air defenses hit an Israeli aircraft and intercepted several missiles which had been launched from within Israel.
The General Command of the Army and the Armed Forces announced that Syria’s defense network had responded to three Israeli rocket attacks on military positions in the Al-Qutayfah area, north of Damascus.
Israeli missiles targeted military sites in Qutifah area near the capital of Damascus, SANA news agency reports.
Syria warned the Israeli side about risks posed by such attacks, according to the outlet.
There were no reported casualties. The Israeli Army has refused to comment on the incident.