An airstrike, allegedly conducted by the Israeli Air Force, killed nine believed to be Iranian backed terrorists in Syria last night.

The airstrikes took place last night near the cities of Homs and Palmyra. The Syrian Arab News Agency reported that Syria’s air defenses engaged “airborne threats” and managed to shoot some of them down.

The Jerusalem Post reported that the airstrike had targeted the Syrian Arab Air Force’s Tiyas military base, generally known as the T-4 Air Base.

SANA also branded the attack “Israeli aggression”, but the IDF and Israel have so far not commented on this claim. Syria has accused Israel on a multitude of occasions of conducting illegal air raids on the Arab Republic, urging the international community to pressure Israel on the issue.