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Syrian air base explodes, controversy over cause, Israel or “short circuit”

A Lebanon news channel and the Syrian Observatory for Human Right both blamed Israel for the alleged overnight missile strike that reportedly left people killed & wounded at a Damascus airbase, but Syrian military source says ‘short circuit’ caused massive explosions at its weapons depot.

By Daniel Salami and news agencies


Syrian state media said loud blasts coming from an airbase early on Sunday were from an explosion at an ammunitions dump caused by an electrical problem, but an official in the regional alliance backing Damascus said they were from Israeli strikes.

Opposition leaders claimed that a weapons depot situated in the Mezzeh airbase in the capital belonging to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s army was the target of the the attack. Continue Reading »