The air raid on a military base of the Syrian regime, in Homs, in the centre of the country, Monday, at at least fourteen Syrian soldiers and their allies killed. That says the London-based Syrian Observatory for human Rights. The United States denied any involvement.
According to the ngo, there were both Syrians, Asians and Arabs among the dead, and went each to soldiers who fight on the side of president Bashar al-Assad of Syria. Earlier, the Syrian staatspersagentschap Sana all mention of ‘the martyrs and the injured’.
According to Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of the Observatory, there were ‘at least three Syrian army officers and also Iranians’ among the dead. He could not say whether the Iranians were members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard corps.
US deny involvement
It is not yet clear who was behind the bombing on the basis of T-4 of the Syrian air force. The United States denied any involvement, Israel refuses all comment, even though it would be in February of the same base attacked and the there by Russia and Syria accused the action was performed.
Sunday, the American president Donald Trump, the Syrian regime still warned that ‘a great prize would pay’ after reports of a suspected chemical attack in Douma, in Eastern Ghouta, where over 150 people would have been killed.
Trump called Sunday, all with the French president, Emmanuel Macron over the alleged poison-gas attack. The information where both of their intelligence services have, according to them, no doubt about it that there is in East Ghouta chemical weapons will be deployed. According to Macron should clearly be investigated who is responsible.
The spokesman of the French army said Monday that it also is not the French that the Syrian base attacked.
The French minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian asked Sunday night at a spoedzitting of the UN Security council on the situation in Eastern Ghouta, but as yet there is no new meeting planned.