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Syria claims 2 soldiers killed in Israeli airstrike near Homs

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

This image shared by Syrian media outlets purports to show the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike on the Shayrat Airbase, south of the city of Homs, November 13, 2022. (Social media; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)
This image shared by Syrian media outlets purports to show the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike on the Shayrat Airbase, south of the city of Homs, November 13, 2022. (Social media; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)

Syrian state media says two soldiers have been killed and another three wounded, as well as damage caused in an alleged Israeli airstrike in the Homs area.

According to the state-run SANA news agency, citing a military source, Syrian air defenses managed to intercept several of the Israeli missiles.

Syria’s Sham FM radio station says the strike targeted the Shayrat Airbase, south of the city of Homs.

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