Local media said Syrian air defenses were launched in response to Israel’s attacks on Damascus and Aleppo airports.
No casualties have been reported at the Aleppo airport, but no information on the impact of the strikes in Damascus have been reported.
The Israeli military does not usually comment on such incidents, and there was no immediate statement from it on Thursday.
Sources have said strikes on the airports are intended to disrupt Iranian supply lines to Syria, where Tehran’s influence has grown since it began supporting President Bashar al-Assad in the civil war that started in 2011.
The attacks came a day before Iran’s foreign minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian, was due to visit Syria.
Technical teams are out to determine the extent of damage at both sites, Syria’s transport ministry said.
Israeli troops fired artillery and mortar shells toward Syria after a number of shells launched from its northern neighbor landed in open areas on Israeli territory.
The escalating situation in Gaza and border tensions with Lebanon where Israel traded cross-border salvoes with Hezbollah have raised fears the violence could lead to a wider war.
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