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Syria reports new Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

The missile strike follows Israel reportedly hitting Iranian targets in Syria earlier this month following an explosion on an Israeli ship in the gulf.
An Israeli soldier stands near a parked Merkava Mark IV battle tank near Moshav Alonei HaBashan in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on March 1, 2021. (Photo by Jalaa MAREY / AFP) (Photo by JALAA MAREY/AFP via Getty Images)

Syria reported Israeli airstrikes near Damascus Tuesday night.

Israeli missiles struck around the capital at 10:35 p.m. Syrian air defenses intercepted some of the missiles and only material damage was reported. The missiles were fired from the Golan Heights, the Syrian state media outlet SANA reported.

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