The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) said that the Israeli Air Force had been behind a missile attack on Syria’s T4 Airbase, which took place overnight on April 9.
According to the Russian military, two Israeli F-15 warplanes launched 8 missiles at the Tiyas airbase:
- 5 missiles were shot down by the SADF;
- 3 missiles reached the western part of the airbase.
The MoD added that Russian military advisers had suffered no casualties in the incident.
Russian military advisers are actively operating across Syria. According to local sources, some units of Russian forces use the T4 Airbase for their operations against ISIS in the Homs-Deir Ezzor desert.
MORE ABOUT THE MISSILE STRIKE ON THE T4 AIRBASE HERE: Syrian Air Defense Forces Repel Missile Attack On T4 Airbase. Casualties Reported (Map, Video)