The Israel Defence Pressure (IDF) mentioned the missile was a Syrian surface-to-air rocket and exploded within the south of the nation. There have been no quick reviews of any accidents or harm in Israel.
In response to the missile launch, the IDF mentioned they’ve attacked a number of missile batteries in Syria together with the one which fired the projectile.
Israel’s Military Radio additionally reported a missile had been fired at Israeli plane throughout an earlier strike, and overshot its goal.
It comes after the IDF alerted that sirens, often triggered within the occasion of a rocket assault, have been sounded within the southern Israeli district of Abu Qrenat close to the Dimona nuclear reactor.
A Reuters reporter about 90 km (56 miles) away from the positioning additionally heard the sound of an explosion minutes earlier than the IDF alerted residents through textual content message.
Residents from throughout the nation, together with central Israel and Jerusalem, reported listening to “loud explosions” that “shook the homes”, in keeping with the Jerusalem Submit.
Syria’s state information company mentioned Syrian air defences intercepted the Israeli assault that focused areas within the Damascus suburbs.
They mentioned: “Air defences intercepted the rockets and downed most of them.”