The website Walla News, citing a government source, reported that according to Israeli intelligence, only one or two of the seven missiles launched yesterday evening by Iran towards Syria, hit the target with the «Islamic state» in the suburbs of Damascus.
At the same time, the Israeli website «Mako», not indicating the source from which information was received, writes that three of the seven missiles fell on Iraq. The rest fell hundreds of meters away from objectives.
However, the Turkish Hurriyet Daily quoted an IRGC General Ramadan Sharif, who said that, according to Iranian intelligence, all missiles hit the target.
Brigadier General, commander of the air forces of the IRGC Amir Ali Hajizade reported the state television of Iran, that the missiles flying over Iraq, fell in Syria. He noted that this is confirmed by staff, who were transferred to the UAV located in the dir district ez-Zor.
Sources in Jerusalem referenced by Walla News, I believe that a missile attack was to serve as a warning to the regional countries and all parties to the conflict in Syria that Tehran is a force to be reckoned with.
The evening of 18 June, the IRGC bases in the provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan were launched several ballistic medium-range missiles toward Syria. According to the Iranian Fars news Agency, the attack was subjected to the command center «takfirist» centers providing terrorists in the dir district ez-Zor, as well as workshops, which is the Assembly of vehicles used for terrorist attacks.
Iranian authorities have said that a rocket attack was a response to a terrorist attack in Tehran which killed 18 people.
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