Syria’s state news agency SANA said the strikes hit areas in and near the towns of Deir el-Zour, Mayadeen, and Boukamal along the border with Iraq (Google Maps)
The Guardian/AFP: Deadliest Israeli airstrikes on Syria in years kill 57, say observers
Raids on arms depots and military positions kill Syrian, Iraqi and Afghan fighters, says Observatory for Human Rights
Israeli airstrikes on east Syria killed 57 regime forces and allied Iran-backed fighters in the deadliest such strikes since the start of the conflict, a war monitoring group said on Wednesday.
The overnight raids against arms depots and military positions killed at least 14 Syrian regime forces, 16 Iraqi militia fighters and 11 Afghan members of the pro-Iran Fatimid Brigade, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The nationality of the remaining 16 people who lost their lives in the 18 strikes was not immediately clear.
“This is the largest death toll from Israeli raids in Syria,” said the Syrian Observatory’s head, Rami Abdul Rahman.
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WNU Editor: The world’s media is focused on what is happening in Washington DC, but tensions in the Middle East between Israel and its enemies are heating up.
More News On Israeli Airstrikes On Syria
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Why were there massive airstrikes against Syria? – analysis — Jerusalem Post