Tag Archive for weapons depot

Israeli satellite photos reveal destroyed missile storehouse after IDF strike in Syria

Following the Israeli Air Force strike at the Damascus Airport on Friday night, Israeli satellite firm, ImageSat International released images clearly showing 3 craters that were formed where an enormous arms warehouse had been standing.

By Yoav Zitun and Daniel Salami

 

Israeli satellite company ImageSat International released Monday images of the extensive damage caused to the ammunition warehouse at the Damascus international Airport following an Israeli airstrike on Friday night.

ImageSat estimates that the arms depot contained Iranian Fajr-5 missiles, among others. The satellite images show the complete destruction of the warehouse, with three craters formed where the military compound once stood. Continue Reading »

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 »