SYRIA: Damascus Airport just got attacked, it is under heavy fire
Reported airstrike targets Damascus military airport, multiple explosions heard (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
RT – Several powerful explosions have rocked a military airport in Damascus, hitting an ammunition depot there. Media reports suggest the airport was targeted by an Israeli airstrike.
The blasts occurred at the Mazzeh military airport late Saturday night, according to multiple reporters on the ground. Explosions can be heard in footage from Damascus posted on social media.
According to unnamed officials and intelligence sources cited by multiple media outlets, the air base was the target of an airstrike, which was mostly repelled by Syrian air defenses. Israel has previously targeted the base, according to the Syrian government, though there has been no official confirmation so far this time.
The airport is a key Syrian air force base located in the Mazzeh (Mezzeh) municipality to the southwest of central Damascus.
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—— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: September 01, 2018 at 07:49PM