(May 6, 2021 / JNS) An Israeli helicopter fired a missile at a target on the Syrian Golan Heights early on Thursday, according to Syrian state media.
“A helicopter for the Israeli enemy carried out an attack with a missile after midnight,” the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported. The missile struck a town in the Quneitra countryside region, according to SANA. No injuries or damage were reported.
The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) watchdog claimed however that three people were injured in the strike, which it said had targeted a Syrian military position that hosted Hezbollah units. The Hezbollah forces were engaged in reconnaissance and monitoring Israeli military activity on the border, according to the report. It was not clear whether the injured belonged to the Syrian Army or Hezbollah.
According to SOHR, a second military position in the area was also attacked.
Thursday’s alleged attack was the second in as many days attributed to Israel, after official Syrian media reported on Wednesday that the Israeli Air Force struck multiple targets in northwest Syria earlier in the day.
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