Syria claims air protection defend in opposition to airstrike – Center East

Syria claims air defense defend against airstrike

Missile hearth is seen over Daraa, Syria.
(photograph credit score: ALAA AL-FAKIR / REUTERS)

Syria’s state media SANA reported on Thursday night that Syrian air protection confronted targets that had infiltrated Syrian air house from the path of Lebanon, heading for Masyaf.

As is common with Syrian studies about air protection confronting air strikes, SANA claimed that that they had downed a hostile missile and “destroyed it” within the skies over Masyaf within the countryside of Hama north of Damascus.

Syria says that the assault started simply after 11pm. Different media and commentators picked up the Syrian report, significantly RT in Arabic and a few Syria watchers. Nevertheless there was restricted info. Iran’s Press TV reported it additionally.

An explosion was reportedly heard and a picture confirmed air defenses firing at an alleged missile. A Syrian social media account named Qalaat Al Mudiq blamed Israel.

The realm of Masyaf was a goal of airstrikes in April 2019, and July 2018 and September 2017. There are additionally S-300 websites close to Masyaf, given to Syria by Russia within the fall of 2018. The realm additionally allegedly has a chemical weapons facility and navy bases in addition to Iranian-backed teams.

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