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Assad loyalists claiming large explosion at Mount Qasyoun military depot in Damascus from Israel Air Force

ISRAEL has confirmed it attacked a shipment of advanced missiles as Syria releases video of the bombing of a military base in Damascus.

Syrian State TV says a military research centre has been attacked, and has blamed missiles launched from Israel for the explosions.Israel has not yet confirmed or denied its involvement in the attack.

Residents are saying the massive blasts have come from Qasioun Mountain, described as a strategic military base for the forces of President Bashar Assad.