20 cruise missiles fired at Syria’s T-4 base / Russia confirms Israel attacked airbase / Scores of military personnel killed

20 cruise missiles fired at Syria’s T-4 base / Russia confirms Israel attacked airbase / Scores of military personnel killed

Sources of Syrian military personnel were killed or wounded this morning after several missiles struck the T-4 Airport in the Homs Governorate’s eastern countryside, reported an army source.

(AhlulBayt News Agency) - Sources of Syrian military personnel were killed or wounded this morning after several missiles struck the T-4 Airport in the Homs Governorate’s eastern countryside, reported an army source.

According to Syrian Digital Media, up to twenty cruise missiles may have been fired at the Syrian military’s T-4 airbase in eastern Homs province on the night of Sunday to Monday.

The same source added that personnel at the T-4 airbase were warned at least five minutes before the first impacts and that a number of missiles struck positions in and around the military installation. Initially, the Syrian state media reported it was cruise missiles from the Mediterranean that struck the T-4 Military Airport; however, the army later confirmed that 20 missiles were fired from the Lebanese border.

Of the 20 missiles fired at the T-4 Airport, at least eight of them were intercepted by the Syrian Air Defense, the army added.

Israel has not yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Syrian military believes they are behind this morning’s attack on the T-4 Airport.

Russian MoD confirms Israel attacked Syrian airbase in east Homs, releases details on what happened

The Russian Ministry of Defence has released information stating that Israeli forces were responsible for attacking the Syrian military’s T-4 airbase in eastern Homs province on early Monday morning.

According to the Russian MoD, two Israeli F-15 warplanes were involved in the attack against the Syria’s T-4 military airport, having fired missiles at the site from Lebanese airspace.
Furthermore, the Russian MoD claims that eight missiles were fired by Israeli aircraft (compared to earlier reports of 20 missiles being used in the attack) of which Syrian air defense units were able to intercept five; of the three missiles that did reach the T-4 airbase, all struck its western side.


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