Israel launched a missile attack on Syria in response to an attack by Iran 23 dead

Israel said that its military forces attacked almost all Iranian military targets in Syria after the first time Iran has carried out air strikes on Israeli territory.

According to the Israel defense forces (IDF, IDF), on Thursday, may 10, at Israeli military positions on the Golan heights were fired 20 missiles. The representative of the IDF Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conicus said that 4 rockets were intercepted by Israeli air defence system Iron dome, while the other has not achieved its goals.

The IDF has struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria in response to the Iranian rocket attack against Israel. Quds force is behind the attack and has played the initial price. IDF remains ready for various scenarios but does not seek to escalate the situation.

— Jonathan Conricus (@LTCJonathan) May 10, 2018

«The IDF struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria in response to an Iranian missile attack against Israel. The forces of “Quds” are behind the attack provoked military action. The IDF is ready for different scenarios, but does not seek an escalation of the situation.»

In response, Israeli jets struck dozens of Iranian military facilities in Syria. The Israeli defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that the IDF «struck almost the entire Iranian infrastructure in Syria.»

Press Secretary of the Syrian army said that during an air RAID of 3 people were killed and 2 were injured. Was also destroyed a radar station and ammunition depot, and some bases defenses were damaged considerably. The Ministry of defense of Russia said that Syria shot down more than half of the rockets fired by Israel.

In turn, the Syrian monitoring centre for human rights (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights — SOHR) reported that the Israeli airstrike killed at least 23 troops, including Syrians and nationals of other countries.

Israel claims that the air strikes is an elite military-political formation of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s «Quds» under the command of major-General Qassem Soleimani.

Overnight, the IDF fighter jets struck dozens of military targets belonging to the Iranian Quds forces in Syrian territory

— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) May 10, 2018

«At night the fighters of the IDF struck dozens of military facilities belonging to the Iranian forces of «Quds» in the Syrian territory».

Israel sees Iran as the biggest threat to its security and has repeatedly drawn the attention of military forces in Syria. A few days ago, the United States, an ally of Israel, announced o its unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear agreements with Iran and resume sanctions pressure on him.

After this, Israel fired missiles at a military base in al-Kiswa, 14 km South of Damascus, said the commander of the Pro-Syrian government in a regional Alliance. SOHR reported that the attack killed 15 people, including 8 Iranians.