BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:30 A.M.) – A large number of Syrian military personnel were killed or wounded this morning after several missiles struck the T-4 Airport in the Homs Governorate’s eastern countryside, an army source told Al-Masdar News.
According to the army source, the attack is believed have been carried out by the Israeli Air Force, as the missiles were fired from the Lebanese border.
Initially, the Syrian state media reported it was cruise missiles from the Mediterranean that struck the T-4 Military Airport; however, the army later confirmed that 20 missiles were fired from the Lebanese border.
Of the 20 missiles fired at the T-4 Airport, at least eight of them were intercepted by the Syrian Air Defense, the army added.
Israel has not yet claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Syrian military believes they are behind this morning’s attack on the T-4 Airport.