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Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible Syria missile strike

The pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol early Wednesday issued a 72 hour warning for airlines to exercise caution when planning flight operations in the eastern Mediterranean given "possible launch of air strikes into Syria with air-to-ground and / or cruise missiles". It also said there may be "intermittent disruption of radio navigation equipment". The warning follows US and French retaliation threats against the Syrian regime over a chemical attack.

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