April 14, 2018

13 US missiles shot down by Syria air defense system

Multiple places in Syria have come under attack by US, British and French military forces after President Donald Trump ordered a military strike against the war-torn country.

"A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of" Syria, Trump said in a televised address from the White House on Friday evening.

US officials said that Tomahawk cruise missiles and other types of bombs were used in the attack, with UK's Defense Ministry saying that four RAF tornado jets also took part in the strike. Read more.


Russia: Syria air defence intercepted 71 missiles (video) - Jazeera
US and France say none of their missiles intercepted in Syria - Al Jazeera

Syria strikes: What sites were targeted by US, UK and France? - Al Jazeera

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