Local sources reported that Israeli missiles were launched from the Mediterranean and landed on Sayyeda Zainab area in Rural Damascus on December 22nd, 2019, killing General ‘Haj Ali’ who is believed to be a leader in the ranks of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, and his entire family.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported ” Israeli missile strikes south of the capital Damascus, killed at least three people of non-Syrian nationalities, where they are likely to be Iranians who were killed by fall of a rocket on the area between Sayyida Zainab and Aqraba south of the capital Damascus yesterday evening, and information about more casualties were reported.”
No further information is available at the moment.
The incident occured in the evening.
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Reports of the incident mention the area between Sat Zaynab (السيدة زينب) and Aqriba (عقربا), in the southern countryside of Damascus (دمشق). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates between these two points are: 33.437222, 36.361828.