The Associated Press reported Friday evening that Israel had attacked a suspected weapons site in Syria.
The report, which cited American officials, said the strike occurred overnight Thursday into Friday. One official said the strike appeared to hit a warehouse.
Israeli leaders have expressed concerns that the Syrian regime would transfer chemical weapons to anti-Israel militant groups, including the Lebanese Hezbollah.
Update: Friday, May 3, 2013 - 11:35 p.m. ET:
WH declines comment on rpts of Israeli strikes in Syria, refers Qs to Israeli govt.
Asked Obama has been briefed on Israeli strikes, WH official tells BuzzFeed they’re “aware” of rpts and refers Qs to Israel.
Update: Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 4:43 a.m. ET:
- Sixteen people died after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in Texas Saturday.