Syrian regime claims to have shot down more missiles over two air bases

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Missiles were allegedly fired at the Syrian regime's Shayrat airbase near Homs and an airbase in the capital Damascus. The regime claims the missiles were were shot down by air defense systems on Monday.


Syrian anti-aircraft defences allegedly shot down missiles fired at the Syrian air base of Shayrat in Homs province late on Monday and another base northeast of the capital, Damascus, Syria's state television and pro-Iranian Hezbollah media said.


State television showed what it said were pictures of a missile that was shot in the air above the air base only days after a  US, British and French attack on Syrian targets in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack on the city of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus.


State television did not mention three missiles that were fired at Dumair military airport, northeast of Damascus, that pro-Iranian Hezbollah's media service reported were intercepted by Syrian air defences.


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Syrian regime claims to have shot down more missiles over two air bases

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Read: 503     13:00     17 April 2018    

Missiles were allegedly fired at the Syrian regime's Shayrat airbase near Homs and an airbase in the capital Damascus. The regime claims the missiles were were shot down by air defense systems on Monday.


Syrian anti-aircraft defences allegedly shot down missiles fired at the Syrian air base of Shayrat in Homs province late on Monday and another base northeast of the capital, Damascus, Syria's state television and pro-Iranian Hezbollah media said.


State television showed what it said were pictures of a missile that was shot in the air above the air base only days after a  US, British and French attack on Syrian targets in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack on the city of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus.


State television did not mention three missiles that were fired at Dumair military airport, northeast of Damascus, that pro-Iranian Hezbollah's media service reported were intercepted by Syrian air defences.


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