Israel Defense Forces strikes Iran military sites in Syria, Syrian batteries

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said that it has launched air strikes against Syria-based Iranian Quds Force and Syrian military targets.

“On Sunday, Iranian Quds Forces operating in Syria launched a surface-to-surface rocket from Syria aimed at Israel’s Golan Heights. The Iron Dome Aerial Defense System intercepted the rocket,” the IDF said January 21.

In response, the IDF said it targeted Iranian Quds Force’s sites in Syria which included munition storage sites, military site located in the Damascus International Airport, Iranian intelligence site, Iranian military training camp.

“During our strike, dozens of Syrian surface-to-air missiles were launched, despite clear warnings to avoid such fire. In response, we also targeted several of the Syrian Armed Forces’ aerial defense batteries,” it added.

“We hold the Syrian regime responsible for everything taking place within Syria and warn them against targeting Israel or permitting others to target Israel from their soil,” the IDF said. “We are prepared for all scenarios and will continue operating as needed to defend Israeli civilians.”