UPDATE 2: A new version is that the last night attack was a false alarm.
UPDATE: The Israeli military told the Russsian news agency TASS that it has no info about any strikes on Syria.
Last night, the Syrian Air Defense Forces (SADF) repelled another missile attack allegedly carried out by the Israeli military, according to local media and
There were two areas of the missile interceptions:
- Near Shayrat military airfield in the Homs countryside – 6 missiles were intercepted (according to some sources 9 missiles)
- Near Dumair military airfield in the Damascus countryside – 3 missiles were intercepted.
According to reports, the SADF also used its S-200 air defense system to launch a surface-to-air missile at aircraft that had attacked Syria.
The Israeli military has not officially commented on the incident.
The US has denied any new attacks on Syria by its forces.
“There is no US military activity in that area at this time,” Eric Pahond, a Pentagon spokesman said when asked about the strike in Homs, according to Sputnik. “We do not have additional details to provide.”
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