Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike

An air strike has been conducted by Israel in Syria. Israel has attacked a shipment of missiles in Syria that was headed towards Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday.

An Israeli air force F15-E fighter jet takes off for a mission over the Gaza Strip, from the Tel Nof air base in central Israel

Israel has made it clear since long that it would not shy away from use of force to prevent advanced Syrian weapons from reaching its Hezbollah allies or Islamist rebels.

Israelis are worried that if Assad loses the battle  then Israel would become the next target of Islamist fighters putting an end to the four decades of relative calm along the Golan Heights border zone.

Source: Reuters, CNN, JPost, Telegraph, USAToday


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