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Explosion kills dozens in Syrian airport during Iranian weapons delivery

Intelligence website reports the explosion that killed 31 took place while Syrian soldiers and Shiite militias were handling a new weapons shipment from Iran that was most likely intended for Hezbollah.
– Damascus claims explosion an “accident.”

By  Neta Bar , News Agencies , Israel Hayom Staff


A massive explosion at the Shayrat Airbase in central Syria has left 31 people dead and dozens more wounded, Arab media reported Saturday.

According to the report, the fatalities include Syrian soldiers and Shiite militiamen.

Explosion at Shayrat Airbase, Syria. – Photo: Google Maps/IsraelandStuff

Syrian media labeled the explosion an “accident.” Quoting a military source, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency said the explosions took place at an ammunition depot while troops were removing faulty munitions. Continue Reading »