Iran vows retaliation as sources say Israel preparing for open warfare
- Asia Times
A late-night air strike targeting a base in the Syrian city of Hama was carried out by Israeli F-15s, US officials revealed on Tuesday amid calls for retaliation from Iran.
Media outlets associated with the Syrian government and Hezbollah initially suggested Israel was behind the attack, but parties on both sides were slow to shed light on the strike.
The three US officials, cited by NBC News, said the strike targeted a base believed to house Iran’s 47th Brigade, along with recently delivered weapons including surface-to-air missiles.
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