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Syrian air defences destroy hostile target near Damascus, reports state media

Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have recovered most of the country from rebels and militants after more than seven years of civil war.


Reuters Last Updated at 03 Aug 2018, 02:08 IST Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian state media said late on Thursday that air defences had destroyed a "hostile target" west of the capital Damascus.

"Our air defences confronted a hostile target and destroyed it west of Damascus," the state news agency SANA said, quoting a military source.

Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have recovered most of the country from rebels and militants after more than seven years of civil war, helped by Russian air power and Iranian-backed militias.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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