Israeli Air Strike in Syria’s Homs Province Kills 4 and Injures Seven
Middle East & Human Rights Researcher
Global Human Rights Defence
Israeli air strike at 20:34 GMT in the east of Palmyra kills one Syrian soldier and three pro-Iranian fighters, and injures seven others, including three Syrian soldiers.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the attack targeted several Iranian positions which included a communication tower and several positions in its vicinity
This incident came days later after Syrian state media reported six wounded soldiers, and two pro-Iranian foreign fighters killed in an Israeli strike.
Since the Syrian civil war in 2011, airstrikes have been routinely carried out in Syria by Israel. These airstrikes have been targeted at Syrian government troops, and Iranian and Lebanese Hezbollah forces allied to the Damascus regime.
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