US missiles destroy the airbase of the warplane of Khan Shaykhun • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

US missiles destroy the airbase of the warplane of Khan Shaykhun

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights received information from several reliable sources reported that the Shayrat airbase located about 25 km southeast Homs city was destroyed almost entirely due to US missile strikes on the airbase at dawn of today Friday the 7th of April 2017, and this airbase is considered the second largest airbase in Syria, and it mainly includes warplanes from the type: ((Sukhoi-22, Sukhoi-24 and MiG-23)).

The sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that tens of members and officers of the regime forces were killed and injured in the US missile strikes on Shayrat airbase, which includes hangars of warplanes, a battalion of air defense, housing for officers and a fuel depot, and within the total human losses there are at least 4 members who were confirmed killed, including a brigadier officer in the ranks of the regime forces and he is a brigade commander in the air defense.

It is noteworthy that several reliable sources confirmed that the Shayrat airbase in the airbase of which took off the warplanes that targeted Khan Shaykhun city on the 4th of April 2017 and caused a massacre in the city, which is located in the south of Idlib province, where he the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented 87 citizens including 31 children under the age of eighteen and 20 women, all of them were killed in the same massacre, in addition to injuring tens of others, and medical sources confirmed that one of the neighborhoods of Khan Shaykhun city was bombed with material believed to be gases which caused suffocation and other symptoms, like intense breathing secretion, iris shrinkage, pail, general spasm, and other symptoms appeared on the injured people.

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