Western strikes hit bases, chemical research centres around Damascus: monitor

Beirut (Lebanon) (AFP) – Western strikes early Saturday hit Syrian military bases and chemical research centres in and around the capital, a monitor said, as the US announced a joint operation against the Damascus government.

“The Western coalition strikes targeted scientific research centres, several military bases, and the bases of the Republican Guard and Fourth Division in th capital Damascus and around it,” said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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