Aleppo Airport out of service again after Israeli Airstrike

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – The Syrian Ministry of Transport announced, on Wednesday, that the recent Israeli airstrike caused material damages to Aleppo International Airport and put it out of service.

Early on Wednesday, an Israeli airstrike targeted Aleppo Airport, causing material damage, in a second attack this month, the Syrian Ministry of Defense announced.

After assessing the damages of the attack, the Ministry of Transport posted on its Facebook account that the runway and some navigational equipment sustained damages.

Flights through the airport will resume after finishing the renovation works, the ministry added.

It noted that the flights were rerouted to Damascus International Airport and Bassel al-Assad International Airport in Latakia.

On March 7, an Israeli airstrike put the airport out of service for several days.

Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes inside Syria over the past few years, targeting what it says to be Iranian-backed militia’s strongholds.

Reporting by Muhammad al-Qadi