17 Apr '18, 12am

Syrian air defence shoots down missiles over Homs

A Pentagon spokesman said there was no US military activity in that area at this time. Shayrat airbase was targeted last year in a US cruise missile attack in response to a chemical attack that killed at least 70 people, including children on the rebel held town of Khan Sheikhoun. According to the Pentagon, US intelligence had established that the base was the launchpad for the alleged chemical attack.

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