BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 A.M.) – Last night, several explosions were heard inside the Deir Ezzor Governorate city of Albukamal after unidentified warplanes dropped a number of bombs in the area, local reports claimed.
According to these reports, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) belonging to the Israeli military targeted the Iranian Armed Forces inside of Albukamal.
A source from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the area later confirmed the reports about the explosions inside of Albukamal; however, he was unable to confirm if they were a result of airstrikes launched by the Israeli military.
Below is the only video that was released after the alleged airstrikes on the city.
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At the same time, the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) alleged that 18 Iranian-backed fighters were killed during the attack.
The death toll has not been confirmed by the Syrian military.