(JP) – The Syrian air defense system is dealing with hostile targets over Damascus, the official Syrian news agency SANA reported. Explosions were also reported in the skies of the Syrian capital. Syrian air defense units fired on enemy targets above Damascus and destroyed several, state news agency SANA said late on Friday. It was not immediately clear if the targets were missiles or planes. Video footage

showed explosions above the city. Sources in the Syrian opposition reported that the Israeli Air Force attacked the bases of Iranian militias and Assad’s regime forces southwest of Damascus. According to reports in Syria and Lebanon, the attack was carried out over the air space in southern Lebanon. The official Syrian news agency also noted that the air defense system was dealing with hostile targets over Damascus, and had toppled some of them. READ MORE