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Israel Targets a Islamic Jihad Commander in Damascus

The house of Akram al-Ajouri, in the western al-Mezza neighborhood of Damascus, was targeted by Israeli warplanes reports SANA.
Israel Targets a Islamic Jihad Commander in Damascus

Two civilians were killed and ten others were injured on Tuesday due to the hostile targeting of a residential building in the al-Mezza area of Damascus. 

A military source said that at dawn on Tuesday, Israeli warplanes flying over the occupied Galilee fired three missiles towards Damascus city.

The Syrian air defense systems, according to the source, immediately dealt with the attack and destroyed one of the hostile missiles before it reached its target.

The source added that the other two missiles hit the house of the leader of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Akram al-Ajouri, in the western al-Mezza neighborhood, claiming the life of his son Moaz, and injuring his granddaughter Batoul.

Civilian Abdullah Yousef Hassan was martyred in the attack and nine others were injured also, the source said. 

Earlier, Interior Minister, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Khalid al-Rahmoun, during his visit to the targeted site, said that the residential building was targeted by several missiles, claiming the lives of a number of civilians and wounding others. 

SANA’s reporter said that the building was badly damaged and the windows of nearby buildings and a number of cars were shattered.

The reporter mentioned that at dawn on Tuesday, the Syrian Arab Army intercepted a hostile target over Darayya in Damascus.


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