the White House that the Trump Administration has launched 50 cruise missiles into Syria the past couple of hours in response to the chemical attack earlier this week.
Here is what is know so far.
– Airfield in NW Syria attacked
– Alleged source of chemical attack attacked
– About 60 missiles fired
– No word on casualties
Trump just announced, “It is in the vital national interests if the United States to strike the Syrian regime”
President Trump- "Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched." pic.twitter.com/D4qmenEsXg
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) April 7, 2017
“Tonight I call on all civilized nations in seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria”, Trump added.