Syrian state media claims that air defense systems were activated as projectiles entered Syrian airspace overnight on Thursday; Targets were hit near the capital city and Homs; Reports state that the missiles entered Syria via Lebanese airspace.

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed terror proxy with militants dispersed throughout Lebanon & Syria, was targeted in an alleged Israeli strike on Thursday near Damascus, Syria’s capital city. Airstrikes were also reported in the region of Homs. As usual, Syrian air defense systems were activated, but not in time to prevent the missiles from making contact.

One report stated that the strikes occurred before midnight on Thursday, with projectiles heading towards Damascus via Lebanese airspace. Investigations are underway. However, initial reports suggested that no casualties took place. Weapons depot(s) are suspected of having been targeted, and videos on social media revealed many missiles entering Syrian airspace and hitting their targets.

Often, Israeli airstrikes target Iranian-backed military facilities, warehouses, etc. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has not commented on the attacks.