Hagel: Strike likely to cost 'tens of millions of dollars'

Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Credit: APTN

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel told the House of Representatives hearing he estimates the cost of a limited military strike against Syria will be "tens of millions of dollars".

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