Syrian air defences respond to missile attack on two airbases

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Pro-Syrian regime outlets and social media accounts reported that air defences had foiled a missile attack on Shayrat airbase near Homs, the same location that was targeted in U.S. missile strikes past year.

Shayrat air base was targeted by United States forces in 2017 after a suspected chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun that Washington blamed on the Syrian government.

State television did not mention three missiles that were fired at Dumair military airport, north-east of Damascus, that pro-Iranian Hezbollah's media service reported were also intercepted by Syrian air defences.

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Protection Secretary Mattis stated during the time that the Pentagon was careful to ensure the protection of Allied troops and also Syrian civilians inside the area and also that no follow-up attacks were planned.

Following reports of the missile strikes on April 16, the Israeli military declined to comment.

Soon after last night's Syrian state TV report, the Pro-Iranian Hezbollah militia said Syrian air defences had intercepted three missiles aimed at Dumair military airport north east of Damascus.

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"There is no USA military activity in that area at this time", a Pentagon spokesman, Eric Pahon, said.

A Pentagon spokesman said there was no the U.S. military activity in that area at this time. According to the Pentagon, US intelligence had established that the base was the launchpad for the alleged chemical attack.

"It was the first time we attacked live Iranian targets - both facilities and people", the official was quoted as saying on Sunday.

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