An Israeli strike in Damascus killed an adviser to the Revolutionary Guards, a semi-official Iranian news website reported, after Syria said it had intercepted Israeli missiles fired from the occupied Golan and targeted southern Damascus.
Today, the Syrian Arab News Agency quoted a military source as saying that the army shot down several Israeli missiles.
It comes after overnight explosions echoed close to the Syrian capital.
There has been no official comment from Iran on casualties from the Israeli attack, nor has the Israeli military commented on the attack.
On the other hand, Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported that Israel attacked the headquarters of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Sayida Zeinab area near Damascus.
Iran has reduced its deployment of senior Revolutionary Guards in Syria after a series of “deadly” Israeli strikes targeting its presence and interests in Syria killed six of its senior advisers, Reuters reported yesterday, citing informed sources. .
Citing sources, the agency added that Iran will remotely manage its operations in Syria with the help of Lebanese Hezbollah, and has asked Hezbollah for comment on the information, but has yet to receive a response.
For years, Israel has carried out attacks on what it describes as targets linked to Iran in Syria. It has intensified its attacks in Syria since October 7, with strikes against Syrian air defenses and the Gaza Strip targeting Damascus. airport.