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United Nations - Syria Says 'No Truth' Israel Targeted Convoy

Published on: February 7, 2013 01:16 PM
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Satellite images of burnt road at alleged Israeli strike site in Syria. Photo: Screenshot Channel 2Satellite images of burnt road at alleged Israeli strike site in Syria. Photo: Screenshot Channel 2

United Nations - Syria’s U.N. ambassador says there is “no truth” to reports that an Israeli airstrike last week which seriously damaged a scientific research center had targeted a convoy heading to neighboring Lebanon.


Israel has all but confirmed it was behind the airstrike a few miles from the Syrian capital, Damascus.

U.S. officials have said the Israelis struck a military research center and a convoy next to it carrying anti-aircraft weapons destined for the Islamic militant group Hezbollah in Lebanon.

Bashar Ja’afari said in identical letters to the U.N. secretary-general and the Security Council, circulated Thursday, that Israeli aircraft flying at low altitude headed to the research center and bombed it, killing two employees and injuring five others.

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 Feb 07, 2013 at 03:43 PM Anonymous Says:

Just like when Saddam said " THe Americans rn't in Iraq?"


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