The word on the street is that Russia knew that Syria was planning a chemical weapons attack. This would be in keeping with Russia’s support of the Assad regime. Chemical attacks are the worst tactic that a nation can utilize. There are worldwide bans on such an action. The fact that many women and children were collateral damage makes it more despicable.
As reported by the AP and Written by Fox News:
A senior U.S. official says the United States has concluded that Russia knew in advance of Syria’s chemical weapons attack last week.
The official says a Russian-operated drone flew over a hospital in Syria as victims of the attack were rushing to get treatment.
Hours after the drone left, a Russian-made fighter jet bombed the hospital in what American officials believe was an attempt to cover up the usage of chemical weapons.
Until Monday, U.S. officials had said they weren’t sure if the drone was operated by Russia or Syria. The senior official said it still wasn’t clear who was flying the jet that bombed the hospital.
The official said the presence of the drone couldn’t have been a coincidence, and that Russia must have known the chemical weapons attack was coming and that victims were seeking treatment……..
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