Israeli airstrikes target ammunition warehouses affiliated to the Iranian forces in the area of Aleppo International Airport
Aleppo Province – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the explosions which rocked the area of Aleppo International Airport and the area between it and the Industrial City in Sheikh Najjar, were caused by Israeli raids which targeted ammunition warehouses affiliated to the Iranian forces, which caused their explosion, where the Israeli warplanes carried out raids targeting weapons warehouses affiliated to the Iranian forces in conjunction with firing a number of missiles by the regime’s air defenses to intercept the Israeli missiles, also information was received about the fall of confirmed human losses due to the strikes on the area between Aleppo International Airport and the Industrial City east and north-east of Aleppo city, and the Syrian Observatory published on Tuesday the 19th of March 2019, that violent explosions rocked today evening, Tuesday the 19th of March 2019, the suburbs of the capital Damascus, without information so far about the nature of the explosions whose violent sound was coincided with firing missiles by the anti-aircraft defenses spread in the suburbs of the capital, where their flash has been seen in the sky of the area., while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 3rd of March 2019, that an explosion pounded Hodr town in the northern sector of Al-Quneitra countryside today evening, Sunday the 3rd of March 2019, caused by the fall of at least one rocket shell on an area at the western outskirts of Hodr town, without information so far about human losses, and the SOHR published on the 11th of February 2019, that it monitored rocket shelling by the Israeli forces on Al-Quneitra countryside today evening, Monday the 11th of February 2019, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory; the Israeli forces targeted today evening, by several missiles, areas where pro-regime militiamen of Hezbollah and Iran are present in the areas of Jubata al-Khashab and the devastated Al-Quneitra, where they targeted a destroyed hospital in the devastated Al-Quneitra by 3 missiles, as well as their targeting by other missiles to the outskirts of Jubata al-Khashab, and the SOHR documented the injury of 4 members at least of the militiamen loyal to the regime forces as a result of the strikes, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 24th of January 2019, that it monitored tension at the border between the occupied and freed Syrian Golan, where the Syrian Observatory learned from intersected sources that the tension came after members of the Israeli Forces went deep inside the liberated Syrian Golan in Jebbata al-Khashab in the mid-sector countryside of al-Quneitra, allegedly searching for one of the wanted men, where exchange of fire took place between the Israeli forces and gunmen believed to be loyal to the regime in the Al-Quneitra countryside, and confirmed information about the death of a person and the injury of others in the area, and the Syrian Observatory documented on the 21st of January 2019 that it rose to at least 21, the number of people killed by the Israeli strikes which took place at dawn on Sunday the 21st of the January 2019, they are 6 members of the regime forces and the Syrian gunmen loyal to it, and 15 non-Syrian nationality members including at least 12 of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, who were killed in the strikes that caused the greatest material losses in warehouses and military sites for the Iranians and their allies on the Syrian territory, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the reasons for the increase in number of casualties and the great destruction; was the result of three squadrons of Israeli warplanes taking shifts in bombarding these sites, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 21st of January 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored an Israeli bombardment after midnight of yesterday, which is the most intense and violent attack against the regime forces and their allies in terms of casualties since May 2018, and in the details monitored by the Syrian Observatory: the Israeli forces carried out tens of land and air strikes by their warplanes and ground-to-ground missiles, where the bombardment lasted less than 60 minutes and targeted areas extending from the southwest of Rif Dimashq to al-Thula airbase in the western countryside of al-Suwaidaa, during which the sites, points, and warehouses belong to the Iranian Forces and the Lebanese Hezbollah were destroyed in Jamraya, the vicinity of Damascus International Airport, al-Kiswah area, the vicinity of al-Thula airbase and other areas, in addition to targeting the Air Defense centers belong to the regime forces, and the Syrian Observatory documented the killing of 11 people including 2 Syrian nationals, while the identity and nationality of the others who were killed during the Israeli bombardment had not been known yet, and the death toll is expected to rise because some of the wounded are in critical situation, in addition to information about other casualties, also regime’s air defenses managed to drop several Israeli missiles.
And with that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented 10 rounds of Israeli aerial and rocket shelling targeted the vicinity of Damascus International Airport, Al-Kiswah area and its vicinity and the south-western sector of Rif Dimashq province, the first of which was carried out on the 10th of May 2018, followed by strikes on the 26th of June 2018, the 2nd of September 2018, the 15th of September 2018, the 29th of November 2018, the 9th and 25th of December 2018, and the 11th of January 2019, and the 20th and 21st of January 2019, and most of the strikes resulted in destroying weapons and ammunition warehouses affiliated to the regime’s allies.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 10th of may 2018 that it rose to 27 at least, they are: 6 members of the regime forces including 3 officers, 11 of the Iranian members, and 10 others most of them are of non-Syrian nationalities, the number of people who were killed in the Israeli targeting of sites of the regime forces and their allies in the above mentioned areas, also the targeting caused significant material damage in many of the targeted sites, the Syrian Observatory published back then that violent explosions rocked the several areas in the Syrian territory just before dawn of today, Thursday, the 10th of May 2018, caused by Israeli missile strikes which targeted scattered sites near the capital, Damascus, Rif Dimashq, central Syria and Quneitra, where the strikes targeted sites believed to belong to the Lebanese Hezbollah southwest of Homs city, and other sites of Hezbollah and fighters loyal to the regime forces in the triangle of Daraa – Quneitra – west of Rif Dimashq, also the strikes targeted a military area of the regime forces in al-Dumayr Airbase area at the Eastern Qalamoun, where the missiles fell near the headquarters where the Iranians are located, also the strikes targeted Muadamiyat al-Sham town west of Damascus, where fighters of Hezbollah, Iran and the 4th Division of the Syrian regime are located, but no information until the moment as to whether the missiles that fell on Muadamiyat al-Sham has targeted military positions or not, also a missile landed in the vicinity of Jaramana south of the capital, and the shelling targeted regime’s Air Defense sites, while the fall of Israeli missiles was renewed after midnight of yesterday on Al-Quneitra province, where the missiles targeted sites of the regime forces and their allies near Hodr town north of Quneitra and near Khan Arnabah town, and in the same context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in conjunction with the these intensive targeting operation has monitored explosions in the sky of the areas; caused by regime’s anti-aircraft interception for the Israeli missiles and managed to shoot down some of them, and the Israeli missile strikes caused significant material losses in several targeted locations, amid confirmed information about casualties, and the Israeli shelling came just before the dawn of Sunday after the fall of missiles after midnight, launched from al-Quneitra area and southwest Rif Dimashq adjacent to the occupied territories of Golan, following the Israeli shelling which took place last night and targeted locations near al-Ba’ath city in the central countryside of Quneitra.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 11th of January 2019 that the explosions which hit the capital Damascus and its vicinity today, Friday, were caused by Israeli strikes which targeted the vicinity of Damascus International Airport as well as other areas in the south-western Rif Dimashq, where they targeted the vicinity of Damascus International Airport with 2 missiles at least, while the major targeting was carried out against Al-Kiswah area and other areas in the south-western Rif Dimashq, where positions and warehouses of the Iranians and Hezbollah are located, and the strikes resulted In destroying warehouses and weapons of them (the Iranians and Hezbollah) in the vicinity of Damascus International Airport, the vicinity of Al-Kiswah area as well as other places in the south-western Rif Dimashq, while the air defenses fired several anti-aircraft missiles in an attempt to repel this Israeli missile attack, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 17th of September 2018, that it documented the death of 2 military personnel (who have not been identified until the moment) were killed during the intensive missile attack that believed to be Israeli strikes, which targeted yesterday night a warehouses within the Technical Industries Foundation located in the eastern suburbs of Latakia city, where the bodies were found after putting out the fires caused by the targeting, and the targeting also injured more than 10 soldiers: seven of them are Syrians and the other 3 were not known, which may raise the death toll, and the Syrian Observatory published at that time, that intersected sources told the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the missiles which dropped the Russian warplane off the Syrian coast, were launched by regime’s air defenses in the 23rd Brigade in the countryside of Baniyas, where reliable sources confirmed that the missiles were launched from the area and targeted the Russian warplane over the sea in the area between Jableh and Baniyas, where it appeared on the radar that a hostile target existed at the time of the Israeli missile strikes, which targeted warehouses of the Technical Institution in the eastern suburbs of Latakia city, where this institution which follows the Ministry of Industry is located in the industrial area and includes plants and factories in a civilian area, not a military one, and the Syrian Observatory published on the 17th of September 2018, that the Israeli missiles which launched on the countryside of Baniyas in Tartous Province; were trying to target air defense batteries that were firing missiles to intercept the Israeli bombardment.