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Syria reports new Israeli airstrikes following explosion on Israeli ship in the Gulf

Israel's public broadcaster Kan reported that the missile strikes near Damascus were in response to the explosion aboard an Israeli ship in the Gulf of Oman last week.

Syria reported Israeli airstrikes in the country on Sunday. The strike may have been in retaliation for an attack on an Israeli ship in the Gulf and followed US airstrikes in Syria.

The Syrian state-run SANA news outlet reported “Israeli missile aggression” targeted “posts” late Sunday night near Damascus. SANA claimed that Syrian air defenses intercepted most of the missiles, which came from the Golan Heights. Syria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs asked the United Nations on Monday to condemn the suspected Israeli airstrikes.

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