The sky is lit up after an explosion at what Syrian state television reported was a military research center in Damascus, May 5, 2013. Reuters

Report: Israeli Jets Strike Syrian Army Post Near Homs

Syrian military source tells Zaman al-Awsl website that Israeli jets targeted the Fourth Mechanical Division of the Syrian army.

Israeli warplanes attacked Syrian army posts south of the city of Homs over the weekend, the Syrian news website Zaman al-Awsl reported Monday night. 

According to the report, which cited a Syrian military source, the Israeli jets allegedly targeted a military compound of the Fourth Mechanical Division of the Syrian army. 

Locals said they heard huge explosions. 

Homs is the site of battles between the Syrian army and rebels, including ISIS. 

Israel has previously been accused of striking targets in Syria belonging to the Syrian military and the Lebanese group Hezbollah.

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