This Is Not A Photo From Damascus

This image being shared on social media late Saturday and early Sunday is not from Damascus, Syria. It is actually from Gaza City from April, 2013. posted on

1. Israeli warplanes struck Syria Sunday.


BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck areas in and around the Syrian capital Sunday, setting off a series of explosions as they targeted a shipment of highly accurate, Iranian-made guided missiles believed to be bound for Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group, officials and activists said.

2. And this image shared widely on social media, was believed to be from the strike, however, it was not.

This image appears in a story posted online from April, 2013 and is NOT from Damascus, Syria.

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