Israel destroys Shahed-136 drone factories that Iran sells to Russia
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Israel destroys Shahed-136 drone factories that Iran sells to Russia

Some sources point to the factories around Dimas airport as the real target of the Friday and Saturday raids

At least 3 Syrian government soldiers were injured in Israeli air strikes against government and Iranian targets around the Syrian capital Damascus. Local media reported this, while the Syrian government agency Sana reported the activation of the Syrian anti-aircraft against a “series of enemy missiles”, fired by Israeli military jets coming from the “northern territories of occupied Palestine”. According to the National Observatory for Human Rights in Syria, today’s raids have caused the wounding of three soldiers. The Dimas airport, used by the pro-Iranian Hezbollah, and the government military one of Kiswe, south of the capital, were targeted. This is the second Israeli air raid in three days in the Damascus area, after Israel’s air force had decreased the frequency of attacks on government and Iranian military targets in southern and central Syria for weeks. Some sources would point to Sahed-136 drone factories as one of the targets of the raids. The drones that Iran then sells to Russia which then uses them to bomb Ukraine. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that unmanned vehicles whose parts were manufactured in Iran and then secretly shipped to Dimas, in southern Syria, would be assembled at the plant. In the night between Friday and Saturday, Israeli planes would have bombed this target and deactivated the radar and the airstrip that the facility was equipped with.