U.S. confident it hit Syria poison-gas hub

Sarin ‘elements’ present, Pentagon says

Posted: April 20, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Russian soldiers and Syrian government forces watch over the evacuation of rebel fighters and their families Thursday in the town of Dumayr northeast of Damascus.

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon said Thursday that a "preponderance of the evidence" indicates there were chemical weapons, including "elements" of sarin nerve gas, at the three Syrian sites attacked by the U.S. and its allies last week.

Busloads of rebel fighters and their families leave the town of Dumayr northeast of Damascus on Thursday after the rebels surrendered control to the S...

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