BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media said early on Saturday that air defences had confronted a "hostile target" breaching Syrian air space west of the capital Damascus.

State news agency SANA, quoting its correspondent, said there were reports of "air defences confronting a hostile target breaching the skies above the area of Deir al-Asha'ir in the Damascus countryside."

(Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Chris Reese)

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