HMEYMIM /Syria/, April 24. /TASS/. Russian air defense systems deployed at the Hmeymim airbase in Syria have shot down small aerial targets of unknown origin, no damages to the base was done, a spokesman for the Hmeymim airbase said on Tuesday.
"After dusk on April 24, airspace control means of the Russian airbase at Hmeymim spotted small aerial targets of unknown origin at a distance from the aerodrome. All the targets were shot down by the air defense systems deployed at the base," the spokesman said.
"No one was hurt, no material damage was done. The Russia airbase at Hmeymin is operating routinely," he added.
Telegram channels on Tuesday reported that the Russian airbase had been attacked by militants’ drones carrying grenades. The drones were reportedly shot down by the air defense systems of the Hmeymim base.