An Israeli strike destroyed a complex “Shell” of the Syrian army
Moscow. May 10. INTERFAX.RU — the Israeli military during the night of the attack on Syria had destroyed anti-aircraft missile and gun complex “Carapace-C1”. In the message of the Israeli army stated that the attack on the system of SA22 (as NATO called the complex “Pantsir-S1”) was struck as part of a widespread attack on Iranian military facilities in Syria.
The tweeter of the Israeli army published a video of the impact.
The IDF struck an SA22 aerial interception system as part of a wide-scale attack against Iranian military sites in Syria pic.twitter.com/dFGXIwMT45
— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) on may 10, 2018.
Air defense missile-gun complex “Pantsir-C” refers to the system middle cover. As reported in 2011, “Interfax” that Russia has supplied Syria with 36 such complexes. They have Russian military in Syria. Along with air defense systems long-range s-400 “Triumph”, “Shells” are used to cover the Russian bases of Tartus and Hamim.
In the night of Thursday, Israel attacked Iranian formations on the territory of Syria. Israel said that it was a response to shelling by Iranian forces on Israeli positions in the Golan heights.
According to the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation, the strike was from 01:45 to 03:45 in the morning, the attack was attended by 28 Israeli F-15 and F-16 that fired about 60 rockets. Also from Israel, was released more than 10 tactical missiles “ground-ground”.
As a result of the Israeli strikes on several facilities in Syria killed 23 military and militias. According to eyewitnesses, among victims — five Syrian soldiers and 18 supporting Damascus militias. Thus, according to the received data, among the victims of militias is, as Syrian citizens and foreigners alike.