Jan 20, 2019, 11:45 PM
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Syrian air defenses confront Israeli aerial attack

Tehran, Jan 20, IRNA -- Syrian air defenses have confronted an Israeli aerial attack targeted the southern region and prevented it from achieving any of its objectives, a military source said Sunday.

Syrian air defenses intercepted Israeli missiles fired by Israeli warplanes towards the vicinity of Damascus and downed most of them.

Syria remains gripped by a human tragedy of staggering proportions, with ongoing airstrikes by both Russia and the United States raising the civilian death toll by dozens each day.

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