Whilst you were sleeping; The US has bombed Syria, Latest updates


WTX News has learned that the Russians were warned prior to the attack happening in the early hours of this morning.

The US has carried out a missile attack against an air base in Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town.

The world reacts to the Chemical weapons attack in Syria which has led to the USA bombing Syria overnight
Syrian baby, following the chemical waepaons attack on Tuesday.

A chemical attack on Tuesday left 80 civilians dead, amongst which were 20 children.

Fifty-nine Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired from two US Navy ships in the Mediterranean, the Pentagon said.

President Donald Trump said they hit a base from which the Syrian government launched Tuesday’s chemical attack.

The Kremlin, which backs the Syrian government, has condemned the US strike.

The British government has backed the US-led bombings and is supporting the intervention.

World news organisations are delivering varied reports, naturally, most state-led media outlets are supporting this attack and some viral footage on the ground shows the attacks happening live. Iranian-based Press TV is providing an alternate theory and suggests the attacks are a step towards an invasion of Syria, by a US and Isreali coalition.

Putin believes US attack on Syria violates international law – spokesman. RT News

Updates and global reaction to Trump strike. BBC News

More to follow as it breaks

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