Breaking: Israeli missile attacks on Damascus + video
ISWNews Analysis Group: Israeli warplanes fired several missiles at the Syrian capital from Lebanese airspace.
According to a Syrian military source, at around 01:26 local time, Israeli warplanes fired several missiles at Damascus from Lebanese skies, southeast of Beirut. Syrian air defense systems intercepted and destroyed most of the missiles, and a number of missiles hit areas around the city of Damascus.
Some Israeli sources reported the sound of an explosion in Tel Aviv’s Gush Dan. The explosion sound reportedly was because of a Syrian air defense missile crashed in the area.
According to deputy head of Russian reconciliation center in Syria, at around 1:30 a.m. on September 2, four Israeli F-15 fighter jets fired 24 missiles at targets on Syrian soil, using Lebanese airspace, of which 21 of the 24 missiles fired were destroyed by Buk-M2E and Pantsir-S1 systems.