Protest in Kolkata against missile attack on Syria

ANI | Updated: Apr 15, 2018 18:57 IST

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Apr 15 (ANI): A communist political party Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) SUCI(C) on Sunday held a protest in Kolkata against United States President Donald Trump over the Syrian missile attack.

The protestors were holding placards which read, "Rise up, protest against US missile attack against Syria," "in protests against US missile attack on Syria".

The protestors also burnt the effigy of Trump which had sketches of French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May glued to it.

On April 13, the US, along with the United Kingdom (UK) and France together launched airstrikes against suspected chemical weapons facilities in the war-torn country.

United States President Donald Trump, in an address, announced that he ordered precision strikes in Syria in retaliation for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical attack on Syria's rebel-held town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta on April 7.(ANI)