Report: US believes Israel conducts Syria air strike

CNN reports, citing two unnamed US officials, that Israel conducted airstrike into Syria on Thursday or Friday but Israeli planes did not enter Syrian airspace; CBS, NBC also report airstrike.

Source: JERUSALEM POST

The United States believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria, CNN reported on Friday, citing two unnamed US officials.

An IDF spokeswoman said, “We don’t respond to reports of this kind.

“CNN quoted the officials as saying Israel most likely conducted the strike “in the Thursday-Friday time frame” and that Israel’s warplanes did not enter Syrian airspace.

It said the officials did not believe Israel had targeted a chemical weapons facility. US and Western intelligence bodies were reviewing classified information surrounding the incident, according to the CNN report.

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Categories: Arab World, Asia, Israel, Syria

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