U.S., France and Britain launch military strikes in Syria

Explosions lit up the skies over Damascus, the Syrian capital.

Posted: Apr. 13, 2018 9:52 PM
Updated: Apr. 13, 2018 9:52 PM
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Friday that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians and to deter him from doing it again. Explosions lit up the skies over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as Trump announced the airstrikes from the White House.

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