The Israeli Air Force carried out a raid on Palmyra near the city of Homs in Syria on Wednesday night, killing one soldier and wounding three others, the country’s official media reported.
The official Syrian news network, SANA, reported that the air force carried out an air attack from the direction of the Al-Tanf area towards the Palmyra area in the Homs countryside, targeting a communications tower and other targets surrounding it, causing several casualties and some material damage. .
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that eyewitnesses heard several explosions in the area of the T4 military air base in the eastern countryside of Homs due to air strikes carried out by the Israeli Air Force from over the border triangle between Iraq, Syria and Jordan.
The air strikes hit several centers of Iran-backed militias, including a training center and communications tower located several kilometers east of the T4 air base and west of Palmyra.
Tiyas Air Base, the largest in Syria, is home to Iranian, Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian regime forces, and has been the target of multiple attacks in recent years, most of which have been attributed to Israel by foreign media.
The attack comes just days after the Israeli Air Force bombed the T4 air base in Syria on Friday night, killing two militia members, two members of an Iran-backed group, and wounding several others.
The strike also caused significant material damage to a training center where militiamen receive training in the use of drones.
The IDF, as in most previous incidents, was silent about the reports.
The Iranian military build-up in Syria remains a red line for Israel. The Israeli Air Force has reportedly carried out thousands of attacks to thwart Iranian entrenchment in the war-torn country.
Israeli leaders have repeatedly declared that they will not tolerate an Iranian threat on its northern border with Syria and will take all necessary measures to ensure that p.