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Report: Israeli warplanes strike military base in Syria

CNN reports that Israeli warplanes have struck a military base near the Syrian city of Latakia on Thursday.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV/CNN) - CNN reports that Israeli warplanes have struck a military base near the Syrian city of Latakia on Thursday.

CNN says an Obama administration official confirmed the strike.

According to the official, the targeted base held missiles and related equipment the Israelis felt might be transferred to Hezbollah.

CNN says the official declined to be identified because of the sensitive nature of the information.

The Israeli government has not confirmed an attack, but an explosion in the area has been widely reported in the Israeli press.

For more information, read this CNN report.

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