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Tehran Releases Footage of Israeli Raid at Syrian-Lebanese Border

Tehran Releases Footage of Israeli Raid at Syrian-Lebanese Border

Sunday, 19 April, 2020 - 07:00
Vehicles are seen at Masnaa border crossing between Lebanon and Syria, Lebanon November 1, 2018. Picture taken November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi
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Iranian media released footage of two missiles hitting a civilian vehicle in Jdeideh Yabous, near the Syrian-Lebanese border.


On Wednesday, an Israeli drone first struck near the car transporting Hezbollah members. The passengers got out before it was then directly hit in a second strike, a source close to Hezbollah said.


According to Haaretz, the strike targeted Hezbollah commanders.


Military correspondent Yossi Yehoshua told Yedioth Ahronoth that “carrying out an attack on a car on the Syrian-Lebanese border within a short time amid the coronavirus restrictions is an unusual challenge.”


The newspaper said that it did not know whether there was a connection between the bombing and another news that Israeli radars spotted an Iranian military plane flying over the airspace of Iraq, returning to Tehran.


Maariv newspaper recalled a warning made by Israeli army spokesman Avijaa Adraei, which included a video showing Syrian General Ali Asaad accompanied by a Hezbollah commander in the Golan Heights.


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