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Syria rebels rocket Damascus airport: agency

A handout released by the SANA news agency on April 14, 2013, shows travelers at Damascus' international airport
A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on April 14, 2013, shows travelers at Damascus' international airport. Rebels in Syria have fired two rockets at Damascus international airport, hitting an aircraft and a fuel dump and spark

Rebels in Syria fired two rockets at Damascus international airport on Friday, hitting an aircraft and a fuel dump and sparking a massive fire, the official SANA news agency reported.

"One rocket hit a kerosene tank and the other hit a parked commercial aircraft, badly damaging it," the agency said, adding that traffic at the facility was "normal" and the fire had been extinguished.

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