A 2.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded close to Taqsees, Hama, Syria at 10:40 PM local time (3:40 NY time) Sunday, at the same time Syrian TV reported several explosions in the same area.
— Danny Makki (@Dannymakkisyria) April 29, 2018
Moments later, videos of an intense set of explosions, reportedly at a Syrian military base at Jabal al-Bukhut 47, some 10 miles south-east of Hama, began to pop on the social networks.
One report cited a hostile strike (Israel) that targeted an ammunition depots in the Hama area which is one of the depots used mostly by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. . .
— Abdo AJ (@Syrianzo) April 29, 2018
Early Sunday morning (before the explosions), Syrian sources reported that an Iranian military plane from Tehran landed in the Hama airport. It was unusual enough event that the Syrian sources felt it important to report at the time.
— Intelli Times (@IntelliTimes) April 29, 2018
(Read more from “Massive Explosion Rocks Syrian Military Base, Registered as an Earthquake on Seismographs, Raises Fears of Russia Retaliation” HERE)