At least six pro-Iranian militants have been killed in overnight airstrikes in Syria.
This is according to figures provided by the Syrian Centre for Human Rights Monitoring.
Several others were wounded, observers said. The airstrikes, attributed to Israel, targeted facilities where medium-range missiles are being assembled.
The organisation said the death toll could rise as some of the injured militants were in critical condition. None of the six dead were of Syrian nationality. However, it is currently unknown whether they were from Iran, Lebanon or Iraq.
It should be noted that a series of strikes were launched against targets in the Syrian district of Masyaf on the night of 25 December. It was claimed that the attack was launched from Lebanese territory. The Syrian Ministry of Defense blamed Israel. However, the IDF did not comment on the attack on the Iranian targets.