Syria Army: ‘Enemy’ Missiles Strike Two Bases; Iranians Among Dozens Reportedly Killed

Apr 30, 2018

The Syrian army said ‘enemy’ rocket attacks struck military bases belonging to Syrian President Bashar Assad, Syrian state TV reported. A report on a Syrian newspaper facebook page attributes the attack to the U.S. and Britain. Media outlets affiliated with the Syrian opposition claim 38 government soldiers were killed in the strike in Hama, with an additional 57 wounded.

According to several Syrian media outlets, the strikes targeted the 47th Brigade base in the southern Hama district, a military facility in northwestern Hama, and a facility north of the Aleppo International Airport.

A war monitor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, also said Sunday’s attack had targeted a warehouse for missiles and killed 26 people, mostly Iranians and Iraqis.