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Syrian state media shares images of repair works at Damascus airport

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

Repair works are seen at Syria's Damascus International Airport, after an airstrike attributed to Israel, June 12, 2022. (SANA)
Repair works are seen at Syria's Damascus International Airport, after an airstrike attributed to Israel, June 12, 2022. (SANA)

Syrian state media publishes images of repair works at Damascus International Airport after recent airstrikes attributed to Israel damaged both runways and an old passenger hall.

According to the state-run SANA, Syrian Prime Minister Hussein Arnous, accompanied by Transport Minister Zuhair Khuzaim, visited the airport to observe the damage and repair work.

The Syrian Transport Ministry said yesterday that the airport will remain closed until further notice.

Friday’s airstrike heavily damaged both runways at the Syrian capital’s airport, preventing all planes from landing, according to media reports and satellite imagery.

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