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Israel's air force attacks Syrian anti-aircraft battery
Israel's air force attacked and destroyed a Syrian anti-aircraft missile battery on Monday morning, after a missile from the battery was fired towards Israeli aircraft over Lebanon, a military statement said.
An Israeli military spokesperson said in the statement that the strike was launched at around 10:00 a.m. (0700 GMT) against a Syrian army's battery located 50 km east of Damascus.
Four bombs were dropped at the SA-5 type long-range missile battery, the spokesperson said, adding that the attack came after a missile from this battery was fired at Israeli war jets that were in a "routine aerial photography activity."
[Source: Xinhua, Jerusalem, 16Oct17]
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