FILE PHOTO. Pantsir-S anti-aircraft program observed at Khmeimim airbase. © Sputnik / Dmitriy Vinogradov
RT: Missiles fired at Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria amid enormous militant offensive – MoD
Al-Nusra terrorists on Wednesday fired 17 missiles at Russian Khmeimim airbase in Syria, all of which had been either intercepted or fell brief. The attack came as the Syrian Army faced a mass militant offensive in the Idlib province.
Nine missiles had been intercepted by the Khmeimim’s air defense, Russia’s Defense Ministry stated, although eight other folks hit the ground just before reaching the base. The attack, carried out with the use of numerous rocket launcher systems, originated from a terrorist held region in the Idlib province.
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WNU Editor: Militant attacks on Russia’s Khmeimim airbase in Syria are now becoming routine. See right here …. Russia’s Khmeimim airbase shelled by DOZENS of rockets, attack repelled – MOD (May possibly 7, 2019), right here …. Russian military repels 12 rockets fired in NEW attack on Khmeimim airbase in Syria – MOD (April 9, 2019), and right here …. Russian Defense Ministry reports shelling of Khmeimim military base in Syria (May possibly 20, 2019).