Western strikes hit military research centre near Syria’s Homs: monitor

Beirut (Lebanon) (AFP) – Western strikes hit a military research centre and warehouses in Syria’s central Homs province, a monitor said, after reporting that similar targets around Damascus were also bombed. 

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said three blasts were heard from Homs city after “a military research centre and depots” were hit.

Syrian state media reported missiles in Homs had been “intercepted”.