Syria: At least 23 Iranian terrorists eliminated in Israeli strikes on weapon warehouses

BREAKING: At least 23 Iranian and Iranian-backed terrorists were eliminated in alleged Israeli strikes on Iranian weapon warehouses near Damascus carried out early Thursday.

The attacks were launched over the Golan Heights and Lebanese air space in two waves, one near Damascus and another near the Deraa and Quneitra provinces, according to Arab reports.

Syrian-state SANA news agency reported that a large number of missiles were downed by Syrian air defenses. However, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that many missiles hit their targets.

The missiles hit Syrian army positions and those of Iranian-backed terrorist west and south of the capital, as well as the Mazzeh military airbase in Damascus. the Observatory said.

Israel has acknowledged carrying out hundreds of airstrikes in Syria in recent years, most of them aimed at arms shipments to be headed from Iran to its Shiite proxy Hezbollah.