Over 60 US Missiles Hit Syrian Targets

DN Bureau

"I ordered a targeted military strike on the air field in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched," Trump said.

50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government (File Photo)
50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government (File Photo)

Washington: The US has launched a military strike on a Syrian government target in retaliation for their chemical weapons attack on civilians earlier in the week, President Donald Trump told the media.


"Tonight (Thursday), I ordered a targeted military strike on the air field in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched," Trump told reporters at Mar-a-Lago.

 

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On Trump's orders, US warships launched between 50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, US officials said, CNN reported.


Trump further said: "It is in this vital national security of the US to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons." (IANS)
 

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