April 17, 2018 16:20 IST

U.S. and allies launch air strikes in Syria

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Syrians wave Iranian, Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against U.S.-led air strikes in Damascus,Syria April 14,2018. Credit: Reuters
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A Syrian firefighter is seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. U.S., British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Credit: Reuters
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A Syrian military officer records a video inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. U.S., British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Credit: Reuters
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The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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A missile is seen crossing over Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. Credit: Reuters