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Syria says Israeli jets strike Aleppo airport, shutting it down

The Israeli Air Force allegedly carried out an airstrike at the airport in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo in the early hours of Tuesday morning, according to Syrian state media.

There were no immediate reports of casualties, but Syria’s state news agency, SANA, said the airport has been shut down due to the damage sustained from the strike. According to the report, Syria’s air defenses were activated but it was not clear if there were any interceptions. Syria regularly claims to intercept Israeli missiles, though military analysts doubt such assertions.

Read more: The Times of Israel