Israel Launches More Airstrikes On Airbase Near Homs In Syria
They are trying to provoke Iran into a retaliation.
Update: The Syrian military announced at approximately 1:10 A.M. local time that the Israeli Air Force fired several missiles towards the Shayrat Airbase and its surrounding area in the Homs Governorate. According to the statement, the Syrian Air Defense managed to intercept several of the missiles, but there was no mention as to whether or not the Israelis scored any direct hits.
This attack by Israel tonight marks the second time in seven days that they have targeted the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate.
Meanwhile, the US confirmed it wasn’t behind the latest attack:
We had barely finished commenting on Israel’s admission that it was responsible for last Monday’s deadly strike on Syria’s T4 military base – supposedly in retaliation for an Iranian drone flight in February – when reports hit of another Israeli strike, this time targeting Syria’s Shayrat airbase near Homs.
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