Israel Hits Suspected Iran Weapons Convoy in Syria With Airstrikes

The attack destroyed several vehicles and killed at least 10 people, say people familiar with the matter

The border between the Israel-annexed Golan Heights and Syria.Photo: jalaa marey/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

Israel carried out airstrikes in eastern Syria targeting a convoy of vehicles suspected of smuggling Iranian weapons after it crossed the border from Iraq, people familiar with the attack said Wednesday.

The attack late Tuesday near Abu Kamal—a border town often used as a transshipment point by militant groups with ties to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps—destroyed several vehicles and killed at least 10 people, including an unknown number of Iranians, according to the people and Iraqi militia members.

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