Roundup: Syrian air defenses intercept missiles over two airbases
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
DAMASCUS, April 17 (Xinhua) -- Syrian air defenses intercepted several missiles targeting two airbases in Syria after midnight Tuesday, in the wake of a U.S.-British-French missile strike in the capital Damascus and in the central province of Homs last Saturday.
The latest attacks came in retaliation for the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government in Douma, a suburb outside of Damascus, on April 7.
Most of the six missiles, targeting the Shayrat airbase in Homs, were intercepted ...