Air Defenses on the Syrian coast counter unknown targets over “Hmeimim Base”

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored this evening the air defenses in Jableh countryside thwarting targets believed to be drones targeted “Hmeimim Base”, but no information about casualties.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored on the 1st of January 2019 that its sources reported hearing explosions in the countryside of Jableh city as defense system of the Russian airbase of Hmeimim intercepted hostile targets after midnight of Tuesday – Wednesday. It was not known whether these targets were drones or shells fired by the factions.

SOHR sources confirmed that several rocket shells fell on perimeter of the airbase. No information was reported about casualties so far.

It is noteworthy that Russian airbase came under an attack by drones a week ago.

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