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The Latest: Strike on town hit with chemical weapons kills 1

  • FILE - In this March 29, 2017 file photo, Saudi Arabia's King Salman attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan. The official Saudi Press Agency is reporting on Saturday, April 8, 2017 that U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with King Salman about the U.S. missile strike on Syria. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File)

    FILE - In this March 29, 2017 file photo, Saudi Arabia's King Salman attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan. The official Saudi Press Agency is reporting on Saturday, April 8, 2017 that U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with King Salman about the U.S. missile strike on Syria. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this Thursday, April 6, 2017 photo made in Israeli controlled Golan Heights, An Israeli military medic talks to a badly wounded Syrian woman. Seven wounded Syrians crossed into Israeli controlled Heights Thursday night have received immediate treatment and were hospitalized later on. They are the latest group of Syrians receiving free medical care through an Israeli military program operating since 2013. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)

    In this Thursday, April 6, 2017 photo made in Israeli controlled Golan Heights, An Israeli military medic talks to a badly wounded Syrian woman. Seven wounded Syrians crossed into Israeli controlled Heights Thursday night have received immediate treatment and were hospitalized later on. They are the latest group of Syrians receiving free medical care through an Israeli military program operating since 2013. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Protesters carry placards during a rally against the U.S. missile strikes in Syria, Friday, April 7, 2017, in New York. The U.S. fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria on Thursday night in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack against civilians earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    Protesters carry placards during a rally against the U.S. missile strikes in Syria, Friday, April 7, 2017, in New York. The U.S. fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria on Thursday night in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack against civilians earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on Syria (all times local):

10:50 a.m.

Syrian opposition activists say warplanes have struck a northern town where a chemical attack killed scores of people earlier this week killing one person and wounding another.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday's airstrike on the eastern side of Khan Sheikhoun killed a woman, marking the first death in the town since Tuesday's chemical attack that killed 87.

The Local Coordination Committees, another monitoring group, said the airstrike was carried out by Russian warplane. It said the woman killed had fled to the town from her hometown of Latameh in central Syria.

The chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun on Tuesday triggered a U.S. missile attack two days later that struck a Syrian air base in central Syria killing nine people.

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10:25 a.m.

The official Saudi Press Agency is reporting that U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with King Salman about the U.S. missile strike on Syria.

The news agency reports that during the Friday phone call, the Saudi monarch congratulated Trump for his "courageous decision."

Saudi Arabia says the missile launch by Trump was the right response to "the crimes of this regime to its people in light of the failure of the international community to stop it."

The kingdom is among the most vehement opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad and supports Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust him. The Sunni rulers of Saudi Arabia are in a power struggle for regional dominance with Iran's Shiite government and view Tehran's support of Assad as a threat to the region.