BREAKING: Senior U.S. Official Says Russia Knew in Advance of Syria’s Chemical Weapons Attack

As Secretary of State Tillerson prepares for talks with the Kremlin, new information has come out regarding the chemical weapons attack in Syria.

Various reports are coming out that Russia knew in advance of Syria’s chemical weapons attack.

It has also been said that Russia destroyed evidence of the attack by issuing a fight jet to bomb the hospital.

Fox News reports:

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.

The official wasn’t authorized to speak publicly on intelligence matters and demanded anonymity.

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