Syrian air defense missile firings were a false alarm.
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A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and no new attack on Syria took place, Syrian state media and a military commander said on Tuesday.
Syrian and Hezbollah media had previously said Syria had thwarted missile attacks on two airfields.
The incident underscored fears of a further escalation in the Syrian conflict after a U.S., British and French attack on Syrian targets on Saturday and an air strike on an air base the previous week that...