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Syria shot down 21 Israeli missiles during latest aggression

Damascus, Sep 4 (Prensa Latina) The anti-aircraft defense batteries of the Syrian army shot down 21 of the 24 missiles fired by Israeli war planes during the last attack occurred the day before against this Arab nation.

Four Israeli Air Force F-15 tactical fighters fired 24 rockets from Lebanese airspace at Syrian territory, 21 of which were intercepted before reaching their targets in the vicinity of Damascus.

According to the report by Rear Admiral Vadim Kolet, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation, based at the Hemeimimim base in the coastal province of Latakia, the Tel Aviv artifacts were intercepted by Buk-M2A and Pantsir-S1 systems.

The Syrian anti-aircraft defense repulsed an Israeli attack early Friday morning that targeted the facilities of the Scientific Research Center in the Jamaraya area, northwest of Damascus, military sources consulted on condition of anonymity told Prensa Latina.

As denounced by the authorities of the Arab country, Israel perpetrated about 100 aggressions during 2020 and has carried out 23 so far this year.

The Government condemned these actions and deplored the United Nations’ silence, as well as ratified the legitimate right to defend the integrity and sovereignty of the national territory by all legitimate means.

Furthermore, it denounced that these aggressions are part of the direct support offered to terrorist groups, in particular Daesh or Islamic State, in order to destabilize the already liberated areas once again.

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