Details of large-scale Israeli air strike on eastern Syria + Images
ISWNews Analysis Group: In the early hours of Wednesday, Israeli warplanes, guided and accompanied by the US aircraft, carried out large-scale airstrikes against the positions of Syrian Army and Resistance forces in Al Bukamal and Deir Ezzor areas.
On January 13, at 1:10 a.m. (local time), Israeli warplanes targeted parts of the city of Deir Ezzor, Al Bukamal and areas near the town of al-Mayadin in the eastern Syrian more than 40 times.
According to reports, the attacks which lasted more than 30 minutes, targeted Ayyash ammunition depots west of Deir Ezzor, Syrian army positions in al-Panorama, Thardah mountain and Tal al-Hajif south and west of Deir Ezzor, points in Workers neighborhood (al-Ummal) and Pour Saeid Street and Ghazi Ayyash neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city; Resistance positions in the Al Bukamal area, including al-Hurri village and Hamdan airport and area near Qaem border crossing, as well as areas near al-Mayadin city.
The exact number of casualties has not yet been released by officials, but according to field information, at least five people have been killed and more than 20 injured so far.
Due to the recent tensions in the region and the high probability of Israeli attacks on Syria, the resistance forces were on standby, and also due to the relatively long time of the attacks, many places were evacuated before the bombings, which largely prevented an increase in casualties.