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Israel's nuclear reactor in Dimona.

Basil Issa Khadour, a captain of a Syrian air defense battery was killed overnight during an Israeli airstrike which was undertaken after a missile was launched from Syria which landed in Israel’s southern Negev, near Dimona. Four other Syrian soldiers were also reportedly wounded.

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The Syrian missile set off alarms at 1:41 AM, and a related explosion was heard as far north as Modi’in. No damage was caused by the missile, which was apparently a surface-to-air missile targeting an Israeli plane, and not the Dimona nuclear facility.

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