Syria retracts report on missile attack: state media

Syrian state media on Tuesday retracted reports of an overnight missile attack on the central province of Homs, saying a "false alarm" had activated its air defences."Last night, a false alarm that Syrian air space had been penetrated triggered the blowing of air defence sirens and the firing of several missiles," a military source told state news agency SANA."There was no external attack on Syria," the source added.In the early hours of Tuesday, Syrian state media reported that air defence systems had shot down missiles over Homs province.It branded the...

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By: France 24 - 3 days ago

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