Friday, March 1, 2024

Syrian rebels fire missile at positions of government forces near Damascus

Jaysh al-Islam formerly known as Liwa al-Islam (Brigade of Islam) in Syria said they fired missiles at positions of government forces near Damascus.

The rebels have released the footage of launch of medium-range missiles. Video released by the anti-government group showed fighters firing of Iranian Zelzal-2 heavy artillery rocket that can carry a 600 kg warhead an estimated 210 km. In Syria, the Zelzal-2 is known as the ‘Maysalun’ and produced under license.

The exact location where those missiles landed is still unknown.

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According to the spokesman in the footage, the missiles were launched from the Qalamoun mountains without mentioning further details.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip6cOyrWa1M

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