"Israeli" warplanes struck a Syrian military position in a rural area near the capital Damascus on Wednesday, triggering Syria's air defense system which destroyed most of the missiles, a Syrian army statement carried by state television reported.
The statement further noted that several missiles were launched by the "Israeli" warplanes from inside the territory of neighboring Lebanon at 03:42 am local time.
In further details, the army air defense stressed that it confronted a new attack by the "Israeli" occupation entity on one of the military positions in Damascus Countryside.
The General Command of the Army and the Armed Forces said in its statement that "warplanes of the "Israeli" enemy on 3:42 am on Wednesday fired several missiles from inside the Lebanese territories on one of our military positions in Damascus Countryside, and the air defense intercepted the missiles and destroyed most of them."
The statement added that this outrageous aggression comes in framework of the desperate and repeated attempts to raise the morale of the terrorist organizations which are collapsing in all areas and to encourage terrorists, the tools of the "Israeli" enemy, to continue their attacks against civilians, particularly in Damascus and its countryside.
The Command affirmed armed forces' readiness to confront any attack and to foil it and to continue the war against terrorism till eliminating it and restoring security and stability to all the Syrian territories.
Additionally, the Command held the Zionist regime fully responsible for the dangerous repercussions of its repeated and uncalculated hostile adventures.
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