the Evening of 9 February, the air defense systems “Shell-C” on the base Hamim successfully repulsed two attacks of the drones. It is stated in the statement of the head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, major-General Yuri Burenkova released on Monday, February 10.
it is reported that rocket fire from anti-aircraft missile and gun complex “Carapace-s” repelled the first attack from the North-East direction at a distance of about 2 kilometers from the airbase. In a second attack on goal, which was approaching the base from the North-West (from the Mediterranean), struck at a distance of 6 kilometers from the base.
the statement noted that during the incident no one was hurt, the damage wasn’t done.
According to Burenkova, the attack began on the evening of 9 February with the onset of night time. Currently, the airbase is operating as planned, reports TASS.
Yuri Burenkov on behalf of the Russian Center for conciliation parties addressed to the commanders of the militants to desist from provocations and to take the path of peaceful settlement in areas under their control.