Syria says 8 soldiers killed in Israeli strikes

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

Syrian state-run news agency SANA, citing a Syrian military source, says eight soldiers were killed and another seven were wounded in an overnight Israeli airstrike in the Daraa area.

SANA adds that damage was also caused to the sites that were hit by the Israeli Air Force.

The Israel Defense Forces said it had carried out airstrikes against Syrian military infrastructure and mortar launching positions after two rockets were launched at northern Israel.

The rocket attack caused no injuries or damage.

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