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There is breaking news now has -- reports tonight is really aircraft have entered Syria.
And have apparently dropped bombs this is just happening and Jennifer Griffin with a late details from the Jennifer.
Separate -- -- confirm with the US official that the Pentagon does believe that Israeli warplanes did cross and -- Syrian airspace overnight.
And dropped several munitions bombs if you will.
On a warehouse that was believed to be containing.
Conventional weapons it was not a chemical weapons facility I'm told.
We know that at least two warplanes crossed into Syrian airspace is not clear.
What kind of warplanes but they were Israeli they could have been F sixteen's they could have been.
They could have been F fifteens where -- not sure at this moment.
But we do know that the it IDF the Israeli Air Force did in fact cross into Syria the last time that we had reports that.
The Israelis had struck inside of Syria was back in January remember they -- Struck a weapons convoy -- that was nick and moving near the Lebanese border but they did not cross into Syria at that moment to strike that convoy that convoy.
We're told was containing.
Missiles -- -- antiaircraft missiles that the Russians were providing.
Either Hezbollah or the Syrian regime so.
But this is -- tonight we are confirming that a US official says that Israeli warplanes did fire.
On Syria -- overnight.
And the Israelis are saying and Israeli media are indicating that these planes flew four hours.
The -- near the capital.
Well it's interesting this may be a separate incident but you're correct tonight out of Israel -- eleven hours ago there were reports.
In the Israeli press that there were.
Several Israeli warplanes that hovered over the capital Beirut and other cities.
Carrying out simulated attacks that separate from what I'm reporting on tonight have confirmed from US officials and in fact.
Bombs were dropped by those warplanes missiles were fired.
At this weapons facility inside Syria -- it.
Anything from the from the Bashar Al Assad regime.
We've not heard any reaction -- that as of yet we know that the regime has been.
In a great push to push the rebels out of a stronghold in the third largest city homes we don't believe that.
As -- -- regime has has been very effective in recent days but.
But there's been a big push to try and get the rebels out of homes the third largest city there.
So there's been a lot of activity and of course this week the very unusual rare public appearance by -- aside.
In the capital Damascus he went to an electricity plant and then he issued a statement to his nation.
So that was unusual activity and somewhat brazen activity in the wake.
The president and the secretary of defense here at the Pentagon saying that the use of chemical weapons inside Syria was a game changer -- You wonder if this series if they Israelis would do anything like this without first consulting with their friends the Americans.
Well I've spoken to many people -- last 24 hours -- -- very aware of the intelligence sharing and the relationship between the Israeli.
Defense forces the Israeli leadership and Washington right now they say that they are consulting on almost.
Every piece of intelligence as well as any moves within the region with regards -- ran as well as Syria.
Remember Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was in Israel.
Just two weeks ago and there is very close coordination with regards to both Syria its chemical weapons as well as concerns about Iran right now.
You can -- and there have been concerns for a very long time Jennifer that this.
Conflict inside Syria might spread -- on its borders.
Well that's the real concern and that's why you've seen such strong lobbying we learned that last Friday.
King Abdullah of Jordan was down in Tampa Florida on a very unusual visit to -- com Central Command.
He had dinner there with.
With the general Lloyd Austin as well as.
A special operations commander.
Those are the people since his country a neighbors Syria and that is also neighboring.
King Abdullah of Jordan is very concerned as you know about this this conflict spilling over into his kingdom he's also allowed US.
The US to base to 200.
US military personnel and his country which is an unusual public announcement by the Pentagon that they were sending to -- 200 US forces there.
Let less than usual that they would do it more unusual that they would talk about it.
Jennifer exactly Jennifer Griffin at the Pentagon with the new information that the Israelis have struck inside Syria.
Updates as they come in throughout the night on Fox News Channel.
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