A huge blast has rocked the area near Damascus International Airport, local media reported. According to the Al Mayadeen television channel, an explosion occurred on Tuesday morning in vicinity of Damascus International Airport, causing a fire. The reasons behind the incident are unknown. The airport is reported to be used for civilian and military fights. The footage of the explosion emerged on social media, with reports suggesting that the incident was caused by Israel’s Air Forces.
Lebanese pro-Hezbollah TV channel al-Manar said that the fire started at fuel depot as a result of Israeli airstrike.