First time since Israeli airstrikes | Civilian plane lands in International Aleppo Airport after 72 hours of being out of service • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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First time since Israeli airstrikes | Civilian plane lands in International Aleppo Airport after 72 hours of being out of service

SOHR activists have reported that a civilian plane landed in International Aleppo Airport coming for Kuwait. This is the first plane that lands in the airport after 72 hours of being put out of service due to the Israeli airstrikes.

Earlier today, SOHR activists reported that Aleppo International Airport to resume work on Friday 9 September afternoon, following the completion of maintenance work by the competent maintenance teams, after the airport was out of service for nearly 72 hours.

On Tuesday evening, September 6, the airport was hit by missile strikes.

The Ministry of Transport announced on its official Facebook page that Aleppo International Airport is to resume businesses and on Friday, September 9.

The ministry demanded air carriers operated through the airport to reprogram their upcoming and departing flights from Friday.

On September 7, SOHR sources confirmed that three people were killed, and five others were wounded, by Israeli strikes on Aleppo International Airport and its vicinity.

SOHR sources had also confirmed that six Israeli strikes targeted the airport and its surroundings, severely damaging the airport runway and putting it out of service.

It is worth noting that this was the 24th Israeli attack on Syrian territories in 2022.