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Syria: Archive of Shayrat airbase hit by US tomahawks strikes00:58

Syria: Archive of Shayrat airbase hit by US tomahawks strikes

Syrian Arab Republic, Shayrat Airfield, Homs
April 7, 2017 at 08:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

Archive footage of Shayrat Airbase from April 2016 was released on Friday. The military airfield was the target of a US airstrike ordered by US President Donald Trump's administration.

A total of 59 tomahawk missiles were fired at Shayrat Airfield in Homs governorate, at 4:40 local time (00:40 GMT) on Friday. At least six people have been killed in the strikes.

In a press conference, US President Donald Trump confirmed that the strikes were in response to Tuesday's chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, for which he claimed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was responsible.

Syria: Archive of Shayrat airbase hit by US tomahawks strikes00:58
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Archive footage of Shayrat Airbase from April 2016 was released on Friday. The military airfield was the target of a US airstrike ordered by US President Donald Trump's administration.

A total of 59 tomahawk missiles were fired at Shayrat Airfield in Homs governorate, at 4:40 local time (00:40 GMT) on Friday. At least six people have been killed in the strikes.

In a press conference, US President Donald Trump confirmed that the strikes were in response to Tuesday's chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun, for which he claimed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was responsible.

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