Report: US strike on Syria to be 'significantly larger than expected'

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September 6, 2013 09:29

 
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Despite statements from both US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry that a US-led strike on Syria would be a "limited and tailored" military attack, ABC News reported on Thursday that the strike planned by Obama's national security team is "significantly larger" than most have anticipated.

According to ABC News, in additional to a salvo of 200 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from four Navy destroyers stationed in the eastern Mediterranean, the US is also planning an aerial campaign that is expected to last two days.

This campaign could include an aerial bombardment of missiles and long range bombs from B-2 and B-52 bombers flying from the US, ABC News reported.

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