19:21 GMT06 August 2020
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    On Monday, Syrian state media reported that the country's air defences thwarted drones in the airspace of Jableh.

    Syrian air defences have intercepted an Israeli attack on its airspace near the town of Sweida, the country's state TV said.

    Reports about Syrian air defences being activated were shared online.

    According to the SANA news agency, Syrian air defenсe systems are repelling air attacks in the provinces of As-Suwayda and Deir ez-Zor. The source of the attack and the type of targets were not reported.

    At 21:17 pm local time (18:17 GMT), unidentified aircraft fired several missiles from east and northeast of Palmyra at military sites in Kababj, west of Deir Ezzor and in the Al Sukhnah area, SANA reported, citing a military source. Another military location has come under fire in the city of Salkhad in the south of As-Suwayda, with two Syrian soldiers killed and four more injured. The missile attack has resulted in some material damage on the ground.

    The Syrian military command has confirmed the casualties in the province of As-Suwayda.

    "They resulted in the deaths of two military personnel, while four others were wounded. There was also material damage", it said.
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    Al-Suwayda, missile attack, Syria
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