Whoever Hits Us Will Get Hit Seven Times Over, Says Netanyahu As Israel Destroys Iranian Targets In SyriaMap released by the Israeli security forces showing the Israeli strikes in Syria. (pic via Twitter)

Iran-Israel relations are set to witness their most tense phase ever as Israel yesterday (10 May) pounded Iranian military infrastructure in Syria, CNN has reported.

Israel struck the Iranian targets in Syria after some 20 rockets were allegedly fired by the Iranian military towards it from Syria. Israel has claimed that it has destroyed all Iranian military capabilities in Syria through the retaliation.

"Whoever hits us will get hit seven times over. Whoever prepares themselves to attack us will be attacked first. That is what we have done and that is what we will continue doing," Israeli Prime Minister (PM) Benjamin Netanyahu said talking about the attack.

Natanyahu also spoke to British PM Theresa May and thanked her for supporting the Israeli right to defend itself.

The Iranian rockets fired towards Israel earlier were intercepted by the Israeli Iron Dome aerial defence system. Israel responded with what appeared to be surface-to-surface missiles towards the Iranian facilities in Syria.

Reiterating the Israeli regime’s position, Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman said, "Israel has hit almost all of Iran's infrastructure in Syria. If it will rain in Israel, there will be a biblical flood on the other side."

Responding to the news, the Syrian military claimed that its air defence system managed to intercept most of the Israeli barrage. It has said that three people were killed and two injured in the Israeli bombardment.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement