The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

17th attack in 2024 | Israel shells two positions of Lebanese Hezbollah and Iranian militias in Rif Dimashq

Israeli missiles were fired on positions of Lebanese Hezbollah and Iranian militias in Rif Dimashq, where four violent explosions were heard in Al-Saida Zainab area and Basatin Baila (Gardens) due to shelling on two positions in the area, while ambulance vehicles rushed to the location of the attacks and injuries were reported, amid reports of other casualties and missing people.

Since the beginning of 2024, SOHR has documented 17 Israeli attacks on the Syrian territory: 11 airstrikes and six rocket attacks by ground forces. Those attacks destroyed nearly 36 targets, including weapons and ammunitions warehouses, headquarters, centres and vehicles.
The Israeli attacks left 35 combatants dead and 13 others injured. The fatalities are distributed as follows:
• Eight Iranian-backed Syrian militiamen.
• Four Iranian-backed non-Syrian militiamen.
• Seven members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps.
• Eight members of the Lebanese Hezbollah.
• Three Iraqi persons
• Five unidentified persons.
In addition, nine civilians, including a woman, were killed in the Israeli strikes

The attacks are distributed as follows:
• Damascus and Rif Dimashq: Nine attacks.
• Daraa: Five attacks.
• Homs: One attack.
• Al-Qunaitrah: One attack.
SOHR would like to point out that Israel sometimes targeted more than one province in a single attack