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Israeli warplanes strike Syrian military base in Latakia

February 11, 2014 at 10:07 am

The Israeli Air Force attacked a Syrian military base in Latakia on Thursday, according to a US official.

The official, who preferred to remain anonymous, explained that the airstrike targeted Russian-made missiles that the Israelis believe were likely to be transported to Hezbollah in Lebanon.

Israeli media reported a huge blast on Thursday near Latakia, however the Israeli government has not confirmed the news of the attack.