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2 drones launched by terrorists destroyed over Hmeimim air base

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Aug 11, IRNA -- The Russian Ministry of Defense announced Friday that it foiled a new attack on its air base in Hmeimim in Lattakia province which the terrorist groups tried to launch from the areas where they are positioned in Lattakia northern countryside through two drones, Syrian media 'SANA' reported.

Head of the Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimim Alexei Tsygankov said that the air defense units at the Hmeimim air base destroyed two aerial targets at a safe distance from the base.

Tsygankov indicating that no casualties or material damages have been detected and operations were not disrupted.

Khmeimim Air Base, also Hmeimim Air Base is a Syrian airbase currently operated by Russia, located south-east of the city of Latakia in Hmeimim, Latakia Governorate, Syria.

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