Syria stricked —Usa ,uk and france strikes syria check its aftermath

Syria stricked —Usa ,uk and france strikes syria check its aftermath

Syria stricked —Usa ,uk and france strikes syria   What you need to know

CNN’s live coverage of reaction to the trilateral airstrikes coordinated by the US, UK and France on Syrian targets overnight has now ended.

Head here for the latest developments on this story.

Pentagon: “2,000%” increase in Russian trolls in the last 24-hours
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As it happened: The strike and its aftermath

By James Griffiths, Lauren Said-Moorhouse and Luke McGee, CNN

CNN’s live coverage of reaction to the trilateral airstrikes coordinated by the US, UK and France on Syrian targets overnight has now ended.

Head here for the latest developments on this story.

 “2,000%” increase in Russian trolls in the last 24-hours

   Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White ended a press briefing on Saturday by highlighting that the US had seen a “2,000 increase in Russian trolls in the last 24-hours. White had been providing an update of the latest developments from overnight airstrikes on Syrian targets by US, UK and French forces.

The Russian disinformation campaign has already begun. There has been a 2,000% increase in Russian trolls in the last 24 hours therefore we will keep you all abreast of the facts moving forward.”

Pentagon calls on Russia to ensure Assad never uses chemical weapons again

During a briefing on Saturday morning, Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White called on Russia to make sure the Syrian regime never employ the use of chemical weapons again.

“We call upon Russia to honor its commitment to ensure the Assad regime dismantles its chemical weapons program and never uses chemical weapons again.”

Why Barzah research center was targeted

The Pentagon has assessed that nerve agents were present at the Barzah research center that was targeted by the US and allies overnight.

Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the director of the Joint Staff, said: “We assessed that there were probably some chemical or nerve agents in that target. However we believe by the way we attacked it, the attack profile that we used” help minimized any concern of how the chemical would be dispersed in the strike.

105 missiles were launched in strikes against Syria

In a briefing on Saturday morning, the Pentagon provided the following breakdown of the military weapons used to strike Syrian targets overnight.

 

From the Red Sea:

USS Monterey (Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser) – 30 Tomahawk missiles

USS Laboon (Arleigh Burke-class destroyer) – 7 Tomahawk missiles

From the North Arabian Gulf:

USS Higgins (Arleigh Burke-class destroyer) – 23 Tomahawk missiles

From the eastern Mediterranean:

USS John Warner (Virginia class submarine) – 6 Tomahawk missiles

A French frigate ship (could not understand name) – 3 missiles (naval version of SCALP missiles)

From the air:

Syria stricked —Usa ,uk and france strikes syria

2 B-1 Lancer

British flew a combination of Tornado and Typhoon jets – 8 storm shadow missiles

French flew a combination of Rafales and Mirages – 9 SCALP missiles

Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White ended a press briefing on Saturday by highlighting that the US had seen a “2,000%” increase in Russian trolls in the last 24-hours. White had been providing an update of the latest developments from overnight airstrikes on Syrian targets by US, UK and French forces.

The Russian disinformation campaign has already begun. There has been a 2,000% increase in Russian trolls in the last 24 hours therefore we will keep you all abreast of the facts moving forward.”

Pentagon: “2,000%” increase in Russian trolls in the last 24-hours

Chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White ended a press briefing on Saturday by highlighting that the US had seen a “2,000%” increase in Russian trolls in the last 24-hours. White had been providing an update of the latest developments from overnight airstrikes on Syrian targets by US, UK and French forces.

The Russian disinformation campaign has already begun. There has been a 2,000% increase in Russian trolls in the last 24 hours therefore we will keep you all abreast of the facts moving forward.”

Why Barzah research center was targeted

The Pentagon has assessed that nerve agents were present at the Barzah research center that was targeted by the US and allies overnight.

Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the director of the Joint Staff, said: “We assessed that there were probably some chemical or nerve agents in that target. However we believe by the way we attacked it, the attack profile that we used” help minimized any concern of how the chemical would be dispersed in the strike.

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