On condition of anonymity, a well-informed diplomatic source in Beirut has revealed to Al-Monitor details about the Dec. 7 Israeli strike on Syrian sites. The source confirmed that the Israeli Air Force did indeed carry out a dual attack on Syrian territory. Its planes bombed two sites, both of great strategic significance.

The diplomatic source said that the first strike targeted logistical facilities near a small airport in Dimas, just west of Damascus, near the road linking the Syrian and Lebanese capitals, while the second targeted Damascus International Airport.

In Dimas, the Israeli strike hit some containers inside one of the warehouses at the airport, which is a small training facility not for commercial or military use. The source revealed that the targeted containers were part of a large number of similar containers kept in a number of warehouses, and that the strike hit a specific warehouse to destroy specific ones. […]