Israeli jets carried out overnight airstrikes in the Damascus countryside.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the strikes targeted Syrian regime and its allies’ positions in the Qutaifa region.
The strikes also targeted a weapons cache for Lebanon’s “Hezbollah”, which led to a series of explosions and the eruption of fire in the area, said the Britain-based monitor.
The Israeli military declined to comment. Although the Israeli air force chief last August disclosed that his corps had struck in Syria around 100 times, Israel’s policy is generally not to confirm or deny such operations.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in answer to a reporter’s question about the strikes that Israel’s policy was to stop “Hezbollah” moving “game-changing weapons” out of Syria.
“We back it up as necessary with action,” he said, without explicitly confirming Israel carried out Tuesday’s strikes.