The combat effectiveness of the missile strike, the US air base in Syria was “extremely low.” This was stated at a briefing the official representative of Russian defense Ministry major General Igor Konashenkov, reports “RIA Novosti”.
“According to the Russian means of objective control, to the Syrian air base flew only 23 rockets. The place of fall of the remaining 36 cruise missiles is unknown,” — said Konashenkov.
He said that the missile strike had destroyed a logistics property, academic building, dining room, six were in the repair hangar of the MiG-23, as well as radar.
On Friday, April 7, USA for the first time since the beginning of the Syrian war, attacked the positions of government forces. With the American destroyers was released 59 cruise missiles “Tomahawk” at the air base “Sirat” in the province of HOMS. As explained in the Pentagon, the missiles were aimed at the runway, designated aircraft Parking and refueling facilities. According to the Governor of the province of HOMS Talal Barazi, killing seven people — five soldiers and two civilians of the village Shirt.