This photo released June 12, 2022 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a damaged portion of the Damascus International Airport, which was hit by an Israeli airstrike on June 10, in Damascus, Syria. (SANA VIA AP / FILE)
DAMASCUS – Israel carried out an airstrike on Syria's Damascus International airport and other positions south of the capital, killing five soldiers and causing material damage, the ministry of defense said early on Saturday.
Syrian air defenses intercepted the attack and managed to down most of the missiles, a ministry statement said.
There was no immediate confirmation whether the strike had affected airport operations.
Israel's military said it did not comment on foreign reports.
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