Damascus, April 8: The Syrian crisis took a more complex turn after United States of America’s missile attacks on Thursday. Syrian Observatory of Human Rights reported that Syrian warplanes took off from the airbase hit by US missile attack and reportedly hit the rebel forces held areas in eastern Homs. The crisis is likely to extend after the Assad backed forces have decided to take on rebel forces backed by Gulf Arabian countries and the United States. However, the extent of loss to the airbase could not be ascertained by the Syrian forces. The rebuttal from the Syrian forces has come as a shocker as the United States Department of Defence claimed the destruction of the airbase.
JUST IN: Syrian warplanes take off from air base hit by U.S., carry out strikes in Homs countryside – Syrian observatory for human rights
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In an earlier development, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told an urgently called UN Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria following the US missile strike,“Our military destroyed the airfield from which this week’s chemical strike took place. We were fully justified in doing so. The moral stain of the Assad regime could no longer go unanswered. His crimes against humanity could no longer be met with empty words. ”