MOSCOW, April 30. /TASS/. A base of pro-Iranian units Fatemiyoun in the outskirts of Aleppo in northern Syria was not targeted by a missile strike overnight to Monday, a commander of the Shia militias fighting alongside with the Syrian army told the Al Mayadeen TV channel.
According to the commander, "the military facility is not damaged, there are no casualties among the personnel."
The Sky News Arabiya TV reported earlier that the missile strike against the Syrian army’s positions near Hama and Aleppo also targeted pro-Iranian military units fighting for Damascus. According to the TV channel, a military airfield near Aleppo, where a base of Shia fighters is located, was attacked.
One of the attacks also targeted the positions of the 47th motorized brigade 10 km to the west of Hama, where the camp of pro-Iranian forces is located, the report said. According to the TV channel, 26 people were killed, mostly Shia fighters.
The Syrian Armed Forces’ command has not made official statements on the suspected missile strike. A military source told the SANA news agency that the strikes had been carried out against military positions near Hama and Aleppo.