Syrian military sources say that they shot downÂ two Israeli reconnaissance drones toÂ the west ofÂ Damascus.
The Syrian Army’s (SAA) air defense systems are reportedly engaging multiple targets, possibly hostile warplanes or projectiles.
According toÂ Syrian activist Wael al-Russi, three missiles and one Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, or drone, were downed byÂ Syria’s air defenses. Two ofÂ the missiles were apparently thwarted inÂ the south ofÂ the city and another inÂ the northwest. The drone was shot downÂ in west ofÂ the city, according toÂ the activist. Syrian Journalist Kevork Almassian says his military sources are confirming an “enemy target” was intercepted toÂ the west.
Journalist Ilanit Chernick withÂ the Israeli Jerusalem Post said that it appears asÂ though Israel is targetting allegedly Iranian bases nearÂ Damascus.
Syrian state media outlet SANA has confirmed the downing ofÂ an “enemy” target inÂ Western Damascus. They outlet has apparently posted footage ofÂ the country’s air defense systems atÂ work.Â