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[WATCH] US Launches Dozens of Missiles Into Syria in Response to Chemical Attack

[WATCH] US Launches Dozens of Missiles Into Syria in Response to Chemical Attack

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Missiles to Syria   The United States launched 59 cruise missiles against a military airfield in Syria following a chemical weapons attack Tuesday that left nearly 70 dead. It is the first direct American assault on the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since that country’s civil war began six years ago. Fox News' Jennifer Griffin reported that the Tomahawk missile strikes were fired from warships in the Mediterranean Sea. They destroyed portions of the military infrastructure of the Assad government, which U.S. officials are confident is behind the chemical attack. The target was reportedly an airbase at Shayrat, located outside Homs. Griffin reported that two warships based in the eastern Mediterranean, the USS Porter and the USS Ross, have been