Aug. 19 2021 The Syrian military said in a statement on the 19th, late that night, Israeli missiles hit the Syrian capital Damascus, the central capital of Homs province, the capital of Homs city surrounding areas.
The statement said that at 2330 hours on the 19th, Israel from the south-east of Beirut, to Damascus City, Homs City surrounding “parts of the site” launched missile attacks, the Syrian air defense system intercepted and shot down most of them.
The statement said the results of the attack had been “confirmed” but gave no details.
At about 23 o’clock that day, reporters in downtown Damascus heard a number of huge explosions, west, southwest to the sky can be seen multiple light points across.
According to the Syrian news agency previously reported that the southern Syrian province of Quneitra 17 had been attacked by Israeli missiles.
Since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, Israeli forces have repeatedly carried out air strikes against targets in Syria on the grounds of striking Iranian military installations. Both the Syrian and Iranian governments deny that Iran is in Syria.