Report: Israel Navy Takes Out Syrian Air Defense Command


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navy missile boatAccording to a report from a Syrian human rights organization operating in Britain, a base in northwestern Syria was destroyed in an attack, apparently from the sea.

According to the Walla report, which is not confirmed by official Israeli sources, loud explosions were heard in a Syria air defense command base in the Latakia area in northwestern Syria during the night between Wednesday and Thursday, 27 Cheshvan 5774. The base is located in a village called Snubar Jabala and it was totally destroyed.

Lebanese and Syrian sources point the finger of blame at Israel; citing missiles were fired from an Israeli naval vessel. In addition, Lebanese media is reporting six IAF fighter planes violated Lebanese air space on Wednesday, seen flying north of Beirut, near the Syrian border.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)