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Photos from Syria: US Missile Attack on Homs Air Base

India | Associated Press | April 9, 2018, 11:08 am
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 An airbase in Syria's Homs province was hit by a missile attack on Monday (April 09), leaving several people dead and injured, state media reported. (Image: AP)

An airbase in Syria's Homs province was hit by a missile attack on Monday (April 09), leaving several people dead and injured, state media reported. (Image: AP)

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 An infant cries as he gets treatment following alleged chemical weapons attack. State news agency SANA said several missiles struck the Tayfur airbase, also known as T4, near the city of Homs in the early hours on April 09, reports the BBC. (Image: Reuters)

An infant cries as he gets treatment following alleged chemical weapons attack. State news agency SANA said several missiles struck the Tayfur airbase, also known as T4, near the city of Homs in the early hours on April 09, reports the BBC. (Image: Reuters)

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 Victims of an alleged chemical weapons attack collapsed on the floor in the rebel-held town of Douma. SANA said the strike has caused casualties but did not give exact numbers. (Image: AP)

Victims of an alleged chemical weapons attack collapsed on the floor in the rebel-held town of Douma. SANA said the strike has caused casualties but did not give exact numbers. (Image: AP)

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 A girl looks on following alleged chemical weapons attack, in what is said to be Douma, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

A girl looks on following alleged chemical weapons attack, in what is said to be Douma, Syria. (Image: Reuters)

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 The Syrian air defenCe system acted against the attack, destroying eight missiles before they reached their target, while others have hit the base, it said. (Image: AP)

The Syrian air defenCe system acted against the attack, destroying eight missiles before they reached their target, while others have hit the base, it said. (Image: AP)

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 A toddler is given oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta. (Image: AP)

A toddler is given oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta. (Image: AP)

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 Medical workers treating toddlers following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus. (Image: AP)

Medical workers treating toddlers following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus. (Image: AP)

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 But US officials have denied launching a missile attack.

But US officials have denied launching a missile attack. "At this time, the Department of Defence is not conducting air strikes in Syria," the Pentagon said in a statement. (Image: AP)

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 The attack comes after a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta that killed over 70 people. (Image: Reuters)

The attack comes after a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta that killed over 70 people. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man receives treatment at a hospital in Damascus, Syria. State TV said Army of Islam fighters pelted several neighbourhoods in Damascus with mortar shells killing six civilians and wounding more than 30. (Image: AP)

A man receives treatment at a hospital in Damascus, Syria. State TV said Army of Islam fighters pelted several neighbourhoods in Damascus with mortar shells killing six civilians and wounding more than 30. (Image: AP)

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 A medical worker is seen giving oxygen to a toddler through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria. (Image: AP)

A medical worker is seen giving oxygen to a toddler through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria. (Image: AP)

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