Cairo: Two Syrian servicemen were wounded in an Israeli missile attack on the outskirts of Damascus, the Syrian Defense Ministry said in a statement.
Earlier, Syrian state television channel Al-Ikhbariyah reported that Syrian air defenses were repelling an Israeli attack in the sky near Damascus.
“Today, around 01:20 a.m. [10:20 p.m. GMT Wednesday], the Israeli enemy carried out air aggression with the help of several missiles from the side of the occupied Golan Heights, delivering strikes on a number of positions in the vicinity of the city of Damascus. Our air defense systems responded to enemy missiles and shot down several of them. As a result of the aggression, two servicemen were wounded and material damage was inflicted,” the Syrian ministry said.