Wednesday, January 30, 2013

CONFUSING REPORTS: Syria confirms Israeli airstrike - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

We are getting conflicting reports that Israeli jets have A) Hit a Syrian convoy shipping anti-aircraft missiles to Hezbollah in Lebanon, or B) attacked a Syrian regime weapons research site near Damascus. Perhaps Israel his accomplished A and B.

The Syrian army has said that Israeli jets crossed into Syria below the radar level at dawn and hit a military research centre in Jamraya, near Damascus.

"Israeli fighter jets violated our airspace at dawn today and carried out a direct strike on a scientific research centre in charge of raising our level of resistance and self-defence," the army's general command said in a statement carried by state news agency SANA on Wednesday evening.

The strike came "after terrorist groups made several failed attempts in the past months to take control of the site," the statement added of rebel groups fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad............

FULL ARTICLE HERE: Syria confirms Israeli airstrike - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

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