🇷🇺 🇸🇾 Russia: Syria air defence intercepted 71 missiles | Al Jazeera English

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A senior Russian military official has said that Syrian air defence had intercepted at least 71 cruise missiles fired by US, UK and France forces.

At a news conference in Moscow on Saturday, Lt. Gen. Sergey Rudskoy said at least 103 cruise missiles, including Tomahawks, were fired into a number of targets in Syria.

“Russia has fully restored the air defence system of Syria, and it continues to improve it over the last six months,” Rudskoy said.

Among those targeted by the US-led operation was the Al-Dumayr military airport outside of Damascus. Russia said all 12 missiles directed at the airport were intercepted.

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Dan Scanlon says:

Well he looks like a fool now seeing as all targets were levelled. That means if the air defence sites are targeted next, they will be taken out and air superiority will follow. Usual russian bluster and lies that only those inside Russia will swallow.

McdonaldKebabFlavor says:

they shoot down missile but fail to to shoot down Jets?

faborito Calamares says:

This is a classic when you have an inferior technology but try to project the opposite. It's sad these generals are supposed to be talking about the reality and instead must divert to fantasy to save face.

Lost Forever says:

Subtitles please! Late night interpreter left us all in the dark.

Uncle Grandpa Boom Boom Sauce says:

When you lie on your resumé lmao
Weak translation lame af

Alfonso Albano says:

Take a english class to speak right lol

Astori Hekmatzada says:

Dude I don’t understand what you saying

Mylo Rooster says:

Ha ha ha ha. Russia & Syria making victory over failure again. doomed to be the scumbags of the earth forever.

Democracy, Liberty, Capitalist v Dictatorship, Theocracy, Communism

Choose your side

windy city gaming says:

Funny how youtube will not lwt,you report THIS as FAKE NEWS. Its the biggest bullshit Ive heard in a while..moron this guy is.

Joseph Stephen says:

This translator is so bad that even the captions look like someone was drunk texting me.

tacomahnster says:

Hard to believe the claims coming from a country that is routinely ranked as one of the world's most corrupt.

Himu Anderson says:

They don't want us to know the truth that's why they used that kind of translator

Reginald Wigglebottom says:

What the F$&@ am I listening to? As a news agency you should be ashamed of yourselves

Karl Anthony Adonis says:

The comment section is S.A.L.T.Y

Vito Lucci says:

They should have just added subs

Starali Mistriel says:

Maybe this is really about targeting the DEEP STATE's hold on Syria, not to harm or target Syrian People or the kind Russian Troops there, but to solely go after corrupt CABAL driven factions who are attempting to bring us ALL into a World War that NONE of US want. Praying for ALL.

Carlos Matamoros says:

They told me there is a big funeral in Pentagon. Tomahawk is dead. Officially :))))
Even Soviet Era 40 y/o air defense systems can shoot down most of the smartest most advanced US missiles.

andry widjaya says:

the same way and the same reason when the American accused iraq,and until now the accusation was not proved. I think US,france and UK as stupid as trump.US and allies do this to cover the shame of losing strategy and losing everything from russia against ISIS in syria.

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