In response to Bashar Al Assad’s chemical weapons attack in Northern Syria, the U.S. has launched a series of Tomahawk ballistic missiles into Syria, a senior White House official said. The missiles were directed towards the air fields believed to be responsible for dispersing the recent chemical attack.The Tomahawk missiles were launched from two U.S. Navy warships in the Mediterranean.
US HIT AIRCRAFT & INFRASTRUCTURE INCLUDING RUNWAY. NO WORD ON CASUALTIES YET BUT NO PEOPLE WERE TARGETED. NO RUSSIAN ASSETS TARGETED #syria
— Ayman Mohyeldin (@AymanM) April 7, 2017
President Trump made remarks on the military action from his Mar-a-Lago Hotel in Florida:
— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) April 7, 2017