Reported Missile Strikes on Syrian Army Depots Kill 26

Several Syrian military bases have been struck by missiles in the Hama and Aleppo provinces, a source in Syria law enforcement told Sputnik.

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that missile strikes on arms depots in northern Syria had killed 26 servicemen fighting alongside government forces, most of those killed were Iranians. However, the Iranian Tasnim news agency, citing an unnamed source, has denied the fact of missiles hitting Iran’s base in Syria, saying that “all these reports over attack on an Iranian military base in Syria and the martyrdom of several Iranian military advisers in Syria are baseless.”

An opposition source told Reuters that an army base, which was hit by a missile attack, was used as a recruitment centre for Iranian-backed militias who fight alongside forces of President Bashar al-Assad.

Earlier, a source in Syria’s law enforcement told Sputnik that “the arms depot of the 47th brigade of the Syrian army was attacked near Hama.” “Powerful explosions and major fire have occurred as a result,” the source added.

According to the Surya TV channel, Syrian army positions have been attacked in a missile strike, conducted…

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