S-300 air defense missile systems fire during the Tsentr-2019 command-and-staff strategic military exercise at the Ashuluk range. Gavriil Grigorov/TASS

Syria’s air defenses are firing at air targets in the sky over Hama, SANA news agency reported.

“The air defenses are repelling missile attacks of the enemy on the outskirts of Hama [220 km from Damascus] and hit several targets,” the report said.

Earlier, the Israeli Air Defense allegedly attacked army positions in As-Suwayda and Deir ez-Zor. Two soldiers died and four others were wounded. Al Hadath TV channel reported that the missile attacks on the Syrian military facilities were delivered by the Israeli Air Force. According to the report, the attacks targeted pro-Iranian units fighting on the side of the Syrian army.

Source: TASS, June 24, 2020