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Syria claims Israeli airstrike hits airbase near Homs

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

An explosion is seen during a reported Israeli strike near the Syrian city of Homs on November 8, 2021. (Screen capture: Twitter)
An explosion is seen during a reported Israeli strike near the Syrian city of Homs on November 8, 2021. (Screen capture: Twitter)

Syria’s official SANA news agency says air defenses are engaging an alleged Israeli airstrike in the northeastern Homs region.

According to other media in the country, the alleged Israeli airstrikes have targeted the Shayrat Airbase, south of the city of Homs.

There are no immediate reports of injuries in the attack.

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