Anti-aircraft defenses intercept drones attacking Syria’s Hmeimim airbase: Media

A military helicopter is seen at the Russian Hmeimim military base in Latakia province, Syria. (File photo: AFP)

Explosions heard on Tuesday in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia were a result of anti-aircraft defenses intercepting drones launched toward Hmeimim air base, Syrian state TV and the state news agency (SANA) reported.

State media said militants had launched the drones towards the air base from a de-escalation zone.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:00 - GMT 07:00