On the night of Wednesday, January 13, Israeli aircraft launched 18 powerful strikes from the Jordanian-Iraqi border against the positions of pro-Iranian forces in Deir Ez-Zor in eastern Syria and the Albukamal region, attacking the stores and fighting positions of the Tehran-backed militias.
At 1:10 a.m. today, the Israeli enemy carried out air aggression against the city of Deir Ez-Zor and the Albukamal area, the results of the Israeli aggression are currently being assessed
– A source in the Syrian government told Almasdarnews.
Explosions from airstrikes led to heavy fires, and at least five members of the Syrian army were killed in the Israeli attacks, as well as 11 members of pro-Iranian militias were killed.
Although the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has not commented on the bombings, the ATS forces have blamed the Israelis for the strikes.
Opposition activists often claim Israeli air force attacks on Deir Ez-Zor province, but these reports are often denied by the Syrian army. However, last night’s attack was confirmed by Syrian troops. This attack by the Israeli air force on Syrian territory was the second this year.