Israel Defense Forces said that a surface-to-air missile was fired from Syria to Israel
The State-run Syrian news agency (SANA) said its air defenses confronted an Israeli missile attack in the vicinity of Damascus. The Israeli army early on Thursday said it struck targets in Syria after a missile was allegedly fired from there. Israel Defense Forces said in a tweet “In response, we struck the battery from which the missile was launched and additional surface-to-air batteries in Syria’’. “There was no intention of hitting the nuclear reactor in Dimona,’’ IDF spokesperson Hidai Zilberman was cited as telling reporters. According to the newspaper, massive explosions could be heard throughout much of the country after the sirens went off. There were initially no injuries or damage reported.