Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport: sources

Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport: sourcesBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Angus McDowall AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Israeli warplanes struck a weapons supply hub operated by Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, targeting arms sent from Iran in commercial and military cargo aircraft, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said. The Israeli military said later that one of its Patriot anti-aircraft missile batteries intercepted a target over the Golan Heights that Israeli media described as an unmanned drone. It was the second Israeli interception of a target coming from Syria in the past few weeks.



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