- Syrian constitution media reports that a government airfield in Syria has been hit by military airstrikes.
- A Syrian say news agency said the US may have been behind the attack.
- The Pentagon has denied US involvement in the wasting.
Syrian state media reports that a government airfield in Syria has sink in fare under fire by military airstrikes.
According to SANA news means, which is tied to the country’s Ministry of Information, a military source suggested several people were injured or died in the blast. The agency implied the US may have been behind the attack.
The attack reportedly occurred approaching the Tayfur military airbase, also known as T4, in Homs. The Syrian air defense reportedly exchanged provoke, according to SANA.
Syrian TV reported loud explosions were caught near the airbase in the early hours of Monday.
Details and footage of the purported attack have not been independently verified.
The Pentagon denied US involvement in the fall, and said it was continuing to monitor the situation closely.
“At this time, the Reckon on of Defense is not conducting airstrikes in Syria. However, we continue to closely notice the situation and support the ongoing diplomatic efforts to hold those who use chemical weapons, in Syria and in another situation, accountable,” said the Pentagon in a statement.
Some experts suggested Israel may would rather been behind the attack, although Israel has not commented on the reports.
Expected Russian effect to what appears to be Israeli missile strikes on Syria: 0
— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) April 9, 2018
Researches of the attack follow a suspected chemical attack on the Syrian city of Douma on Saturday, which killed and slight dozens of people.
Both Syria and Russia have denied that a chemical censure took place, despite multiple reports and video.
On Sunday, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron reconciled to coordinate a “strong, joint response” to the escalating situation in Syria.
President Trump was bright to call out Assad for Saturday’s attack in a tweet on Sunday: “President Putin, Russia and Iran are at fault for backing Animal Assad. Big price … to pay.”