The defense Ministry told about the consequences of US strike on the airbase


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In the defense Ministry told about the injuries suffered by the Syrian air base Shirt as a result of hitting the United States. It is reported by RIA Novosti.

Defense Ministry representatives said that the missile attack had destroyed school building and six MiG-23 were in the maintenance hangars.

Ships of the U.S. Navy April 7, struck by Tomahawk missiles at the air base of the Syrian government forces. In all there were more than 50 rockets aimed at the runway, aircraft Parking and refueling facilities.

Human rights activists said that the airfield was almost completely destroyed. According to various sources, the attack killed four to six people, perhaps some of them are civilians.

The US President Donald trump said that the decision to strike is answered “vital national interests” of States. In his opinion, the attack will prevent the proliferation of chemical weapons. In Russia, the strike was called an “act of aggression against a sovereign state”.

The fourth of April, the Syrian Observatory for human rights said that in the village of Khan shaykhun the southern Syrian province of Idlib occurred chemical attack. According to human rights activists, victims of the attack were at least 58 people, including 11 children. Western countries blamed the attack on the Syrian authorities, Russia urged to thoroughly investigate the incident. According to Moscow, the culprits are himataki terrorist groups.