Date: Saturday, 14-April-2018, 10:11 AM | Message # 1
Syria: US, UK and France launch AIR STRIKES over suspected chemical attack
ABP NEWS Published on Apr 13, 2018 Syria: US, UK and France launch air strike over suspected chemical attack
On Friday night, the US launched coordinated strikes against Syria.
Syrian research, storage and military targets were destroyed. President Donald Trump sought to "punish" his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad.
"I ordered the US armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapon capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad," Trump said from the White House Diplomatic Reception Room, reported news agency IANS.
Assad is alleged for a suspected chemical attack that killed over 70 people.
UK and France also joined the strikes.
US President indicated the strikes would continue until and unless Syria will stop using chemical weapons.
As per reports, loud explosions light up skies over Syrian capital.