Several Dead In Missile Strike On Air Base, Says Syria; US Denies Role: A missile attack on a Syrian military airport is consequences in a number of dead and wounded, state media stated on the last Monday, post the US warned Damascus and its allies over a previous suspected chemical attack happened on the town.
Pentagon has though, anyhow denied conducting the air strikes on the Tayfur airbase which is situated in the central province of Homs. “At this time, the Department of Defense is not conducting air strikes in Syria,” a Pentagon spokesman stated the same.
“However, we continue to closely watch the situation and support the ongoing diplomatic efforts to hold those who use chemical weapons, in Syria and otherwise, accountable.”
“Several missiles hit the Tayfur airport. Our air defense systems are blocking the missile attack,” said by the news agency SANA on the early Monday.
This was eventually added that there were “dead and wounded” in the strike, with no giving accurate and correct casualty numbers.
The missile attack happened just now posted the US President Donald Trump issued a severe warning more than a noticeable “chemical” attack in Douma, the last rebel-controlled the city in an eastern suburb of Damascus.
“Many dead, including women and children, in the mindless chemical attack in Syria”, Trump penned the same on his official page of the micro-blogging site, lashing out at Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia’s Vladimir Putin, an answer ally of the government.
“President Putin, Russia, and Iran are responsible for backing Animal Assad. Big price to pay,” he told.
His comments arrived literally a year and a day after the US fired cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase in reprisal for a poisonous sarin gas attack in 2017.
SANA first told to the missile strike on the Tayfur base that was a “suspected US attack,” but eventually withdrew all orientation to America anyway.