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Israeli fighter jets deliver strike at Syria’s Latakia — Russian reconciliation center

Syrian air defense systems destroyed three missiles

MOSCOW, April 10. /TASS/. Four F-16 Israeli fighter jets fired five missiles at targets in Syria’s Latakia governorate from Lebanon’s airspace; thee missiles were intercepted by the Syrian air defense, Oleg Zhuravlev, deputy chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Opposing Parties in Syria, said on Sunday.

"From 18:45 to 18:52 local time on April 9, four F-16 tactical fighter jets of the Israeli air force fired five guided missiles at facilities on the territory of Syria’s Latakia governorate," he said.

According to Zhuravlev, Syrian air defense systems destroyed three missiles.

He also said that two Syrian soldiers were killed and one more was wounded as a result of sniper fire conducted by terrorists from Jdar al-Gab at the positions of government troops near the settlement of Dadih.

The Russian reconciliation center continues to fulfill assigned tasks after the completion of the military campaign in Syria. The center’s officers regularly travel around the country's liberated areas to assess the humanitarian situation. The main efforts of the Russian military are now focused on assistance to the refugees returning to their homes and evacuation of civilians from de-escalation zones.