14 Apr '18, 6pm

Here's what we know about the American, British and French strikes in Syria

The United States, Britain and France launched strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime early Saturday in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack after mulling military action for nearly a week. Here is what we know so far about the strikes: - Three targets - The strikes targeted three facilities related to Syria's "chemical weapons infrastructure," officials said, in what the US billed as a warning against Syria's Bashar al-Assad employing such weapons in the future -- a warning he has been accused of flouting in the past. Lieutenant General Kenneth McKenzie, director of the US military's Joint Staff, said the three facilities were the Barzeh research and development center on the outskirts of Damascus, a chemical weapons facility located outside Homs, and a nearby bunker facility. McKenzie said the targets were all totally destroyed, and the strik...

Full article: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/syria-strikes-know-041328246.html

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