Fights broke out at an anti-war protest in Jacksonville, Friday, as people gathered to denounce US President Donald Trump-ordered airstrikes on Al-Shayrat Airbase in Syria.

According to Jacksonville police department, six people were arrested during the protest.

Similar anti-war protests are being held in simultaneously in dozens of US cities.

On Friday the Al-Shayrat Airbase was the target of a US Tomahawk missile strike ordered by US President Donald Trump. Trump said the attack was a direct response to Tuesday’s alleged chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun near Idlib for which he holds Syrian President Bashar al-Assad responsible.

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