A huge explosion in Damascus, the capital of Syria, was caught on camera.
Syrian State Television claims the strike was conducted by Israeli forces and hit multiple targets in the Syrian capital.
According to a statement that appeared on Facebook page and run through Google Translate, there were more than 40 explosions in the raid on the nation’s military research facility and at least two thousand soldiers were killed.
In an early morning interview on Sunday with the CNN, Syria’s Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al Mekdad has the attack conducted by Israeli forces is a “declaration of war”.
Israeli forces would not comment on the reports accusing them of firing the rockets that struck the military facility.