Israel attacked Iranian arms depot near Damascus airport

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The Israel Air Force reportedly attacked an Iranian arms depot near the Damascus International Airport early Thursday morning, according to the Hezbollah-affiliated al-Manar television station.

According to the report, a series of explosions at fuel tanks and warehouses near the airport storing weapons meant for pro-Iranian militias, and mostly Hezbollah.

According to al-Manar, the initial indications were that the blast had caused only material damage and not deaths.

Russian news site Sputnik, meanwhile, reported that Israel attacked five targets at about 3:20am.

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