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Syria: Country's Largest Airbase Attacked, Israel Likely Responsible

Apr 9, 2018 | 03:25 GMT

Reports are emerging of an attack on the Tiyas (T4) Military Airbase in Syria. The facility, 100 kilometers (62 miles) northeast of Damascus, is operated in part by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and was reportedly struck April 8 -- the early hours of April 9, local time. It is likely that the base was hit by cruise missiles as opposed to air dropped munitions. Observers on the ground in Homs, immediately to the west of the airbase, recorded video showing missiles in the skies overhead around the time of the attack, most likely Syria air defense responding to the attack. ...

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