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Syria says 4 soldiers wounded in Israeli airstrikes near Damascus

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Israel carried out airstrikes in Syria after midnight Wednesday attacking targets near Damascus and wounding four soldiers, Syrian state media reported, in the latest in a series of raids attributed to the Jewish state.

The state-run SANA news agency said Syrian air defenses had engaged Israeli missiles near the capital Damascus, without giving details of the targets.

SANA said the missiles were fired from the Golan Height s and from Lebanese air space, wounding four soldiers and causing “some material losses.”

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“Our air defenses intercepted the attack and shot down most of” the missiles, SANA cited a military source as saying. Defense analysts routinely dismiss such claims by the Syrian regime as empty boasts.

Lebanese media reported that one of the Syria........

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