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Warship ruse, new stealth missiles: How they attacked Syria

News Summed Up 2018-04-15 05:30:00

Washington:President Donald Trump’s outrage over another apparent chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was clear. Pentagon officials on Saturday said they faced little resistance to their targeted attack on what they said were three Syrian chemical weapons facilities. Red Sea AttackThe cruiser USS Monterey fired 30 Tomahawks and the destroyer USS Laboon fired seven Tomahawks from the Red Sea. The weapons also included French SCALP-EG cruise missiles and British Storm Shadow standoff missiles launched by Tornado and Typhoon jets. Haley, the UN ambassador, said this week that Assad has used chemical weapons dozens of times since war broke out in 2011.


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