UPDATE 2: According to the Syrian mediat, 3 soldiers were wounded in the Israeli air raid late on Decmber 35. The Israeli Air Force reprotedly fired at least 22 missiles. The strike was aimed at alleged Iranian shipment in the Damascus International Airport area. Pro-government sources claim that most of them were intercepted.
It should be noted that the Syrian Air Defense Forces (SADF) launched several missiles (allegedly BUK missiles) at Israeli jets. No hits were reported.
An IDF aerial defense system activated in response to an anti-aircraft missile launched from Syria.
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDF) December 25, 2018
#BREAKING: Finally I got video evidence that Pantsir-S2 SAM systems managed to shoot down Delilah cruise missiles during first round of #Israel Air Force airstrikes against a #Syrian weapon factory near #Damascus. pic.twitter.com/Uh55YuS8Pb
— Babak Taghvaee (@BabakTaghvaee) 25 December 2018
UPDATE: The Syrian media says several hostile targets [[most likely missiles] were intercepted.
— Ahmad Salloum (@AhmadSalloum94) December 25, 2018
Late on December 25, the Syrian Air Defense Forces were employed near the country’s capital of Damascus.
According to reprots, at least one target was eliminated west of Damascus.
Local media outlets and journalists say that Israeli warplanes were in Lebanese airspace when the incident took place
Israeli jets fly over Lebanon on the way to bomb Syria's Damascus on Christmas.
— Rana Harbi (@RanaHarbi) December 25, 2018
The situation is developing.
— Kevork Almassian (@KevorkAlmassian) December 25, 2018