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Turkish experts evacuate a victim of a suspected chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian city of Idlib, at a local hospital in Reyhanli, Turkey, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. A suspected chemical attack in a town in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province killed dozens of people on Tuesday, opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
Turkish experts evacuate a victim of a suspected chemical weapons attacks in the Syrian city of Idlib, at a local hospital in Reyhanli, Turkey, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. A suspected chemical attack in a town in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province killed dozens of people on Tuesday, opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
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At least 72 people died in Tuesday's chemical attack on a Syrian city. On Wednesday, rescue workers found more terrified survivors who were hurt in the attack, which the Trump administration blamed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

NPR national security correspondent Greg Myre (@gregmyre1) speaks with Here & Now's Robin Young about the latest on what happened, and how the U.S. and the rest of the world might respond.

This segment aired on April 5, 2017.

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