US News Pro-Assad official says targeted bases were evacuated on Russian warning

18:36  14 april  2018
18:36  14 april  2018 Source:   Reuters

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government and its allies have absorbed a U.S.-led attack on Saturday and the targeted sites were evacuated days ago thanks to a warning from Russia , a senior official in a regional alliance that backs Damascus said .

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The Syrian government and its allies have absorbed a U.S.-led attack on Saturday and the targeted sites were evacuated days ago thanks to a warning from Russia, a senior official in a regional alliance that backs Damascus said.

"We have absorbed the strike," the official told Reuters.

Syrian President Bashar Assad © (SANA via AP) Syrian President Bashar Assad "We had an early warning of the strike from the Russians ... and all military bases were evacuated a few days ago," the official said. Around 30 missiles were fired in the attack, and a third of them were shot down, the official said.

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Mr Zasypkin’s comments, made in an interview with a Hizbollah-affiliated television channel, are the sternest Russian warning yet against American strikes. Activists also said that Hizbollah, the Lebanese militant group supporting the Assad regime, was emptying out its military base near the T4

  Pro-Assad official says targeted bases were evacuated on Russian warning © AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin "We are carrying out an assessment of the material damages," the official added.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been backed in the seven-year-long Syrian war by Russia, Iran, and Iran-backed Shi'ite groups from across the region, including Lebanon's Hezbollah.

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