BREAKING: Syrian air-defense hit Israeli jet – Syrian MOD

Statement released by the official media of the Syrian ministry of defense, citing that the Syrian air defense batteries have targeted an Israeli jet – near the Lebanese border – forced it to leave.

At 8:15 this morning, the Israeli enemy penetrated our air space at the Lebanese border in the Baalbek area. Our air defenses fired a missile, hit a hostile jet directly and forced it to flee.” the Mod stated.

Commenting on the Israeli airstrikes over a suspected ground target, the Mod said “ At 11.38 am today, the Israeli enemy fired several missiles from inside the Golan occupied territories, which landed in one of our military posts in Damascus countryside. The losses were limited to physical damage.”

Earlier today , Israeli warplanes have reportedly hit a Syrian anti-aircraft battery, Reuters reported citing Israeli military