6 Killed In Israeli Attack On Iranian Embassy Building In Syria’s Damascus

Six people have been killed as Israel attacked an Iranian embassy annex building in Syria’s capital Damascus on Monday, news agency AFP quoted state media as saying.

The Syrian official news agency Sana said “the Israeli attack targeted the Iranian consulate building in the Mazzeh neighbourhood of Damascus”.

Syria Defence Ministry has said many have been ‘killed and injured’ in Israeli air strikes on Iran’s consulate in Damascus.

As per local Iranian reports, the Israeli strikes in Damascus completely destroyed the annex building. It added that the ambassador was unharmed.

“Hossein Akbari, ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Damascus, and his family were not harmed in the Israeli attack,” an Iranian news agency said.

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