RUSSIAN AIRBASE IN SYRIA INTERCEPTS TWO DRONES OVER WEEKEND
MOSCOW, Russia, The Air defence systems, at Russia’s Hmeimim airbase in Syria, destroyed two unidentified unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), in the past two days, a spokesperson of the airbase said, Sunday.
Hmeimim’s anti-aircraft weapons systems, detected two unidentified UAV’s approaching the Russian military base, respectively on Saturday night and Sunday morning, and then destroyed the air targets, at some distance, the spokesperson said in a statement, according to Russian media.
Both incidents caused no casualties and no material damage, and the airbase continues to operate normally, the statement said.
The Hmeimim airbase, in Syria’s north-western province of Latakia, is the largest Russian-run military facility in the country.
In the last few months, the airbase has come under frequent attack, and its air defences have intercepted and destroyed a number of unidentified objects, targeting the base, according to the Russian military.
Source: Nam News Networkhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/russian-airbase-in-syria-intercepts-two-drones-over-weekend/National news