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09/07/2013 03:39 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Syria Chemical Weapons Footage Shown By Obama Administration To Senators: CNN (GRAPHIC VIDEOS)

CNN released graphic footage Saturday from 13 different videos showing apparent use of chemical weapons in Syria.

According to the CNN report, the Obama administration has shown these clips to the Senate Intelligence Committee, noting that the videos are from the Aug. 21 attack. A U.S. government assessment released in August said that attack is believed to have killed at least 1,429 people, including 426 children.

WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEOS BELOW

The Syria footage emerges as the Obama administration vies for approval from Congress for a military strike. As of Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET, House and Senate support totals continued to lean toward a no.

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