Pentagon denies air base was Assaulted by US outside Homs


Even the Pentagon on Monday denied any involvement in a attack on a Syrian air base out Homs, not far from where by U.S., U.K. and also French missiles hit early Saturday morning.  

“You will find not any Coalition or even US operations in that area [Homs]. We don’ t possess anything extra to present,” Marine Maj. Adrian Rankine-Galloway, a Pentagon spokesman, said in an email to Foxnews.    

The Shayrat Air Base was hit by 5-9 U.S. Tomahawk cruise missiles this past year.  

Syrian state-run television reported Tuesday that Syrian air defenses have faced a new “aggression” in excess of Homs, however, didn’t say who carried from that the air-strikes.

Even the U.S., along side the U.K. along with France, ran air-strikes on Saturday  in Syria to punish the Assad regimen for an apparent chemical weapons attack from civilians.

Protection Secretary Mattis stated during the time that the Pentagon was careful to ensure the protection of Allied troops and also Syrian civilians inside the area and also that no follow-up attacks were planned.

Foxnews’ Lucas Tomlinson, Kathleen Joyce and also Nicole Darrah, as Well as the Associated Press, contributed to this report.