DAMASCUS (AA) – Two people were killed in an Israeli airstrike targeted a Palestinian resistance leader in the Syrian capital Damascus early Tuesday, according to the official SANA news agency.
SANA said an Israeli warplane fired three missiles into a building in the Mazzeh neighborhood.
While one missile was intercepted, the other two struck the building, killing two people and injuring ten others.
Akram al-Ajouri, a commander of Palestinian group Islamic Jihad, survived the assassination while his son, along with another civilian, were killed, SANA said.
Al-Ajour's daughter and nine civilians were also injured in the attack
The Islamic Jihad movement, for its part, confirmed the assassination attempt against al-Ajouri.
In a statement, it said while al-Ajouri survived the assassination, his son was killed, without giving further details.
The Israeli military has yet to comment on the attack.