Official say Israel carried out airstrike using American intel on Iranian warehouses in Syria used to import material for nuclear program.

A senior US official informed sources that today's air strike against weapons warehouses in Syria was carried out by Israel, using American intelligence reports.

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The official said that the attack targeted weapons stockpiles imported from Iran, according to a report by The Associated Press.

The official added that the warehouses hit also served as part of a pipeline for importing components used in Iran for the country's nuclear program.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the planned airstrike with Mossad chief Yossi Cohen on Monday at a meeting in the Washington restaurant Cafe Milano, the source claimed.

Images of the destroyed site have made their way to social media networks.

The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 23 fighters were killed in the airstrikes, including seven Syrians and 16 foreign pro-Iranian combatants. An additional 28 people were injured in the airstrikes.

The monitory group said that at least 18 targets were struck in the attacks. Read more at Arutz-7