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Israel bombs targets in Syria, near Damascus: monitor

DAMASCUS: Israeli jets bombed several areas in southern Syria and near Damascus on Thursday drawing retaliatory fire from the ground, a monitoring group said. The Israeli military made no comment on the reported strikes, during which Syrian air defences opened fire for the first time since the deadly downing of a Russian transport plane in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. "Israeli forces bombarded for an hour positions in the southern and southwestern suburbs of Damascus as well as in the south…