JERUSALEM, Reuters. A missile fired from Syria into Syria on Thursday morning slammed into Sirens, the country’s top secret nuclear reactor. The Israeli military said in a statement. Following the incident, Israeli forces responded by launching attacks on Syrian missile launchers and air-defense systems. In recent times, missiles have also been fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip. In response, Israel attacked several bases in Hamas, which controls Gaza.
The incident is the most violent incident between Israel and Syria in recent years. There are indications that Iran was also involved in the incident. Iran’s military is present in Syria and controls it. Tehran has repeatedly accused Israel of attacking its nuclear facilities. On April 11, Iran’s rogue nuclear facility was sabotaged. Iran also blamed Israel and vowed retaliation. Iran has also threatened to complicate efforts to revive the ongoing international nuclear deal with the US leadership.
The siren sounded a few kilometers from the reactor
The Israeli military says it has deployed a missile defense system. But it did not confirm whether any missiles were found. However, the army said no casualties were reported in the attack. At the same time, the sirens of an air strike were heard at Abu Krunat, a few kilometers from the Negev desert town of Dimona. Israel’s nuclear reactor is at Dimona. The blasts in Israel may have come from the air defense system.
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