300 Drones, Missiles Fired as Iran Launches Retaliatory Attack on Israel

300 Drones, Missiles Fired as Iran Launches Retaliatory Attack on Israel

  • Israel has confirmed that no less than 300 drones and missiles were intercepted in its airspace by the military
  • The Middle East country disclosed that the drones and missiles were launched from Iran, Iraq and Yemen
  • Iran, however, confirmed the launching of the drones, stating that the attacks were in retaliation to the attack on its consulate in Syria

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Israel has claimed that over 300 drones and missiles were launched at it from Iran, Iraq and Yemen, adding that many of them were intercepted by its military.

Iran noted that the attack was carried out in response to a raid by the Israeli forces on its consulate in Syria on April 1, and the matter can now be considered concluded.

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Israel said its military intercepted over 300 drones and missiles from Iran, Iraq and Yemen overnight
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