Deadly chemical attack in Syria


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Deadly chemical attack in Syria

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Earlier this week, over 80 civilians died in a chemical weapon at
tack in Syria. In response, President Trump ordered a US missile strike targeting the Syrian air base.
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A man carries a child following a chemical attack at a makeshift hospital in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
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A Syrian doctor treats a child following a chemical attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The attack killed more than 80 people on Tuesday, (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
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Victims of the suspected chemical weapons attack lie on the ground, in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. (Alaa Alyousef via AP)
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A Syrian child receives treatment after a chemical attack at a field hospital in Saraqib, Idlib province, northern Syria, April 4. (EPA)
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The scene showing victims of a chemical attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria on April 4.The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday, Syrian opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country’s six-year civil war. (Edlib Media Center, via AP)
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SAbdul-Hamid Alyousef, 29, holds his twin babies who were killed during a chemical weapons attack, in Khan Sheikhoun in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. Alyousef also lost his wife, two brothers, nephews and many other family members in the attack that claimed scores of his relatives. (Alaa Alyousef via AP)
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Protesters shout slogans against Russia for its alleged role in a chemical attack in Idlib province, Syria, near the Russian Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, April 4. (SEDAT SUNA/EPA)
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Nikki Haley, United States’ Ambassador United Nations, shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks as she addresses a meeting of the Security Council on Syria at U.N. headquarters, April 5. (Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press)
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Vladimir Safronkov (C), Russia’s Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations, talks to a staff member during an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council about a chemical attack in Syria at United Nations headquarters in New York., April 5. (Justin Lane/EPA)
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Syrian first aiders and civil defense volunteers hold placards and photos showing victims of the recent alleged chemical attack Khan Sheikhoun, during a gathering to show solidarity with the victims in Douma, Syria, April 5. (MOHAMMED BADRA/EPA)
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Dozens of members of a Turkish trade union carry black-painted coffins with images of the attack’s child victims, in protest of this week’s chemical weapons attack that killed more than 80 people in northern Syria, in Ankara,Turkey, April 7. The group of some 250 members of a pro-government union on Friday held funeral prayers for the victims of the assault in front of the Iranian embassy in Ankara, before marching to the Russian embassy. (Burhan Ozbilici/Associated Press)
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A Senate staffer removes photographs of the gas attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria that killed more than 100 people following a press conference with Democratic Senator from Maryland Ben Cardin and Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio in the US Capitol in Washington DC, April 5. The Senators put the blame for the attack squarely on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. (JIM LO SCALZO/EPA)
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The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter fires a Tomahawk land attack missile on April 7, in the Mediterranean Sea. The USS Porter was one of two destroyers that fired a total of 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield in retaliation for a chemical attack that killed scores of civilians this week. The attack was the first direct U.S. assault on Syria and the government of President Bashar al-Assad in the six-year war there. (Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)
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President Donald Trump prepares to speak at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., April 6, after the U.S. fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria Thursday night in retaliation for this week’s gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. (Alex Brandon/Associated Press)
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People, hold an Islamic flag and chant slogans during a demonstration against the chemical attack in Idlib, Syria, following a prayer in Istanbul, April 7. Some hundreds of people gathered in the courtyard of the mosque in Istanbul following Friday prayers to protested against the attack and prayed for the victims. (Emrah Gurel/Associated Press)
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This Oct. 7, 2016 satellite image shows Shayrat air base in Syria. The United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles on April 7, in retaliation for this week’s chemical weapons attack against civilians. (DigitalGlobe/U.S. Department of Defense via AP)
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A Syrian woman rests in a hospital in Reyhanli, Turkey, April 7. Turkish media, quoting Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag and other officials, says autopsy results show Syrians were subjected to chemical weapons attack in Idlib, Syria. (Associated Press)
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The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launced a missile strike while in the Mediterranean Sea, April 7. (Ford Williams/US Navy via EPA)
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Copies of the popular Japanese daily Nikkan Gendai newspapers showing pictures of US President Donald J. Trump are stacked at a kiosk of a railway station in Tokyo, Japan, April 7. (FRANCK ROBICHON/EPA)
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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) answers questions at the U.S. Capitol about the recent U.S. attack in Syria April 7, in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Iranians shout anti-US slogans after the Friday prayer ceremony in Tehran, Iran, April 7. Following US air-strike in Syria, Iran has strongly condemned the US air strick to an air base in Syria. (ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH/EPA)
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Tthe burned and damaged hangar warplanes which was attacked by U.S. Tomahawk missiles, at the Shayrat Syrian government forces airbase, southeast of Homs, Syria, early April, 7. (Syrian government TV, via AP)
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A boy participates in a special prayer for the victims of the chemical attack in Idlib, Syria, following Friday prayers in Istanbul, April 7. Some hundreds of people gathered in the courtyard of the mosque in Istanbul following Friday prayers to protested against the attack and prayed for the victims. (Emrah Gurel/Associated Press)
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