Syrian air defense confronts Israeli aggression over Damascus, downs rockets -SANA

CAIRO - (Reuters) - Syria's air defenses confronted an Israeli aggression over the southern parts of Damascus, the capital, downing a number of rockets, the state news agency reported early on Thursday.

The aggression came from Lebanon's direction and from the "occupied" Golan Heights direction, the state TV said. There was no immediate information on damages or casualties.

(Reporting by Alaa Swilam and Ahmed Tolba; Editing by Leslie Adler)