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DATE : Friday 7 April 2017 - 07:06
NEWS ID : 3060
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US Strikes Syrian Military Airbase

In an attack claimed to be in reaction to Khan Shaykhun incident, US warships have bombarded one of the air bases of Syrian military in Homs governorate

US Strikes Syrian Military Airbase

Caspian International News Agency– Hours after America’s statements regarding military attack on Syrian government, US army launched missile at a Syrian army airbase.

As American media report Pentagon, this attack was carried out from two US warships called “USS Ross” and “USS Porter”.

The target of this missile strike was “al-Shayrat” millitary airfield in Homs. Americans believe that Syrian government’s fighter jets attacked Khan Shaykhun from this airbase, and this attack was in revenge for the chemical attack on Khan Shaykhun.

American media have given different statistics of the number of cruise missiles fired towards this airbase, the numbers range from 43 to 70 missiles.

Pentagon has announced that in this strikes, the airport’s runways, and fuel tanks, and also fighter jets in hangars of the airport have been targeted.

No report from the possible causalities of this attack has been reported yet.

(Translating by Negar Lotfi)


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