Suspected Israeli rocket targets airbase in Syria
Damascus, Jan 13 (IANS) Explosions rocked a key military airbase west of the capital Damascus after midnight on Friday, in what believed to be Israeli rocket fire targeting the facility, local media reported.
The state TV said several explosions were heard in the vicinity of the Mazzeh airbase in the Mazzeh neighborhood west of Damascus, Xinhua reported.
Pro-government Sama TV said the explosions are believed to be Israeli rocket fire targeting the airbase, the main military airfield in Damascus.
The vicinity of the airbase was heavily hit last month and the Syrian army then said that Israeli rockets landed near a base.