Syrian Strikes: MOST Impressive Before-and-After Satellite Photos

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The United States, Britain, and France launched 105 missiles on Friday, targeting what the Pentagon said were three chemical weapons facilities in Syria in response to a suspected gas attack in Douma on April 7.

Nexter.org prepared satellite photos showing what the sites looked like before and after the strikes.

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  • According to the Pentagon, strikes hit three targets believed to have been involved in creating chemical weapons.
  • In a response to the attacks, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that further Western attacks on Syria would bring chaos to world affairs, as Washington prepared to increase pressure on Russia with new economic sanctions.
  • New economic sanctions were announced by  ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley and are aimed at companies “that were dealing with equipment” related to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged chemical weapons use.
  • Responding to Haley’s remarks about the plans for new sanctions, Evgeny Serebrennikov, deputy head of the defense committee of Russia’s upper house of parliament, said Moscow was ready for the penalties, according to RIA news agency.
  • “They are hard for , but will do more damage to the USA and Europe,” RIA quoted Serebrennikov as saying.

Here are satellite pictures showing what the sites looked like before and after the strikes. 

The Him Shinshar chemical weapons bunker before and after strikes.

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Source: Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe

The Him Shinshar chemical weapons storage site before and after strikes.

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Source: Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe

The Barzah Research and Development Center before and after strikes.

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Source: Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe

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 Syrian Strikes: US to Hit Russia with New Sanctions + See Impressive Before-and-After Satellite Photos
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Syrian Strikes: US to Hit Russia with New Sanctions + See Impressive Before-and-After Satellite Photos
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The United States, Britain, and France launched 105 missiles on Friday, targeting what the Pentagon said were three chemical weapons facilities in Syria in response to a suspected gas attack in Douma on April 7.  Nexter.org prepared satellite photos showing what the sites looked like before and after the strikes.
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