14 Apr '18, 4am

Trump: U.S., Allies Launch Strike Against Syria's Chemical Weapons

Trump: U.S., Allies Launch Strike Against Syria's Chemical Weapons Voice of America President Trump announced Friday night “a combined operation” by the U.S., France and Britain against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, aimed at ending his government’s use of chemical weapons. As Trump spoke from the White House, explosions lit up the skies over Damascus, the Syrian capital. The assault is now over. Associated Press reporters saw smoke rising from east Damascus and a huge fire could be seen from a distance to the east. Syrian television said the attacks targeted a scientific research center in Barzeh, near Damascus, and an army depot near Homs. Syrian media reported that air defenses had hit 13 incoming rockets south of Damascus. In his White House address, Trump said the U.S. was prepared to "sustain'' pressure on Assad until he ended what the president call...

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