April 25, 2018

Syrian air defenses shoot down missiles in Homs: state TV

Syrian air defenses shoot down missiles in Homs: state TVSyrian anti-aircraft defenses shot down missiles that hit the Syrian air base of Shayrat in Homs province late Monday night, Syrian state television said. State television showed pictures of a missile that was shot in the air above the air base only days after a U.S., British and French attack on Syrian targets in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack on the city of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus A Pentagon spokesman said there was no U.S. military activity in that area at this time. Shayrat airbase was targeted last year in a U.S. cruise missile attack in response to a chemical attack that killed at least 70 people, including children on the rebel held town of Khan Sheikhoun.


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