An Israeli soldier walks past armoured Israeli military vehicles in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. File/Reuters
Four civilians, including two children, were killed by Israeli strikes on the central Syrian province of Hama at dawn on Friday, the official Syrian news agency SANA reported.
SANA cited a Syrian military source as saying that the country's air defences responded to Israeli missiles, “intercepting most” of them.
It later added that “the Israeli aggression resulted in the martyrdom of a family, including a father, mother and two children” on the western edges of the province.
Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Wednesday intercepted a “heavy attack” by Israeli warplanes over the capital Damascus, state media said.
It did not give details of the positions targeted shortly before dawn but said the military "shot down a number of missiles before they reached their targets". SANA described it as "Israeli aggression" carried out from Lebanese airspace.
In the hours after the Houthi attack early on Monday, Syrian state-run media said an Israeli strike hit near Damascus. The Israeli military did not immediately acknowledge it.
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