14 Apr 2018

As it happened: Trump orders strikes in Syria over chemical attack

2:35 pm on 14 April 2018

Donald Trump has approved US military strikes against Syrian chemical weapons sites, in collaboration with the UK and France.

The strikes are in response to an alleged chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma last week.

US President Donald Trump addresses the nation on the situation in Syria.

US President Donald Trump addresses the nation on the situation in Syria. Photo: AFP or licensors

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