Israeli airstrikes hit targets in Syria and Lebanon

DRUCO, Syria / AL-DHAHIRA, Lebanon — As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues to escalate, the Israeli Air Force targeted military sites of Hezbollah in Lebanon and the Syrian regime.

The airstrikes in Syria targeted location around Druco (Daraa) in southern Syria, resulting in a reported 21 deaths among Syrian regime forces, including four officers. Eleven others were wounded in the strikes.

The airstrikes targeted depots storing missiles, weaponry, and radar equipment within the vicinity of the Radar Battalion, near Qarfa town, and the 12th Brigade area in Izraa, situated in the central countryside of Druco.

This series of airstrikes unfolded within hours of a separate Israeli airstrike on military installations located between the villages of Abdeen and Jumla in the Yarmouk Basin area, situated in the western countryside of Druco. The airstrike was prompted by a missile barrage directed at the Golan Heights.

In Lebanon, Hezbollah confirmed its responsibility for launching two missile attacks on the Khirbet al-Manara site and the Branit barracks of the Israeli Army.

In response, the Israeli Army launched retaliatory airstrikes, targeting the outskirts of Al-Dhahira, Aita al-Shaab, Marwahin, and Yarin in southern Lebanon. The situation remains fluid as the aftermath of these developments continues to unfold.