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    Several powerful explosions have occurred and fire started at T-4 military airbase in Syrian province of Homs, source reported earlier. Later, a Syrian military source reported a missile attack by Israel.

    Syrian state media reported on Sunday night about missile attack targeting T-4 military airfield in Syrian Homs province.

    A Rampage supersonic stand-off air-to-surface missile being launched from an F-16 multirole combat aircraft
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    A source in Syrian military said that the missile attack was conducted by Israel. Syrian air defence reportedly managed to shoot down two missiles. However, according to the source, one person was killed and two were injured as a result of the strike.

    "Our air defence repelled the Israeli attack and destroyed two missiles out of those attacking the T-4 airfield," the source said.

    An ammunition depot as well as several other buildings and equipment were damaged after the attack, Syrian Arab News Agency reported, quoting a military source.

    READ MORE: Analyst Reveals Missile & Bomb Types Israel May Have Used in Latest Syria Attack

    Last night, Syria’s SANA state news agency reported that Syria's air defence systems have shot down enemy missiles to the south of Damascus. According to the agency, the strikes continued, which led to deaths of three Syrian soldiers. The Israel Defence Forces said later that it attacked Syrian military targets in response to a missile strike from Syria.


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