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Pentagon video of missile launch against Syrian airbase

Pentagon video of missile launch against Syrian airbase

<p>The US military launched 59 Tomahawk missiles from two US Navy destroyers on Friday.</p> <p>They were aimed at a Syrian airfield and targets included aircraft and air defence systems, a Pentagon spokesman said.</p> <p>Military officials said two US warships, the <span class="caps">USS</span> Ross and the <span class="caps">USS</span> Porter in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, fired the missiles at a single target – Al-Sharyat in Homs Province in western Syria.</p> <p>That is the airfield from which the United States believes the government of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad launched a poison gas attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier this week.</p>