Watch: President Trump Announces Strikes on Syria (VIDEO)


This is a developing story.

President Donald Trump has announced that airstrikes against Syria began Friday evening, in retaliation for a chemical attack that killed 40.

The strikes, according to the President, are targeting the chemical weapon capabilities of Syria. Britain and France are participating in the strikes as well.

Reports say explosions can be heard in the Syrian capital of Damascus.

Here is a snippet of video of Trump’s statement from Fox News.

Here is video of his statement.

This is a developing story.

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