Russia Boasts That Its Pantsyr-S And Buk-M2 Systems In Syria Intercepted Seven Of Eight Missiles Fired By Israeli Fighter Jets

The air attacks are the first since a new Israeli government led by Naftali Bennett came to power last month [File: Hamad Almakt/Reuters]  

TASS: Russian Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems intercept seven missiles fired by Israeli fighter jet  

Strikes were also delivered at weapons depots belonging to pro-Iranian Shia units fighting on the part of the Syrian army 

MOSCOW, July 20. /TASS/. Israeli fighter jets fired eight guided missiles at an area southeast of Syria’s Aleppo, seven of them were intercepted by the Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems of Russian manufacture, Vadim Kulit, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria, said on Tuesday. 

“In a span from 23:39 to 23:51 on July 19, four F-16 fighter jets of the Israeli Air Force entered Syria’s airspace via the US-controlled al-Tanf zone and fired eight guided missiles at facilities southeast of the city of Aleppo,” he said. 

According to Kulit, seven missiles were downed by the Russian-made Pantsyr-S and Buk-M2 systems that were on combat duty. One missile damaged the building of a research center in the settlement of Safira in the Aleppo governorate,” he said.  

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WNU Editor: If true, that is a very good interception percentage. 

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