Syria war: OPCW says Sarin was used in March 2017 attack

Syria war: OPCW says Sarin was used in March 2017 attack
 

The global chemical weapons watchdog says the nerve agent Sarin and chlorine are very likely to have been used in attacks on a Syrian village last year.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons concluded Sarin was used as a weapon in the south of rebel-held Latamina on 24 March 2017, and chlorine at its hospital the next day.
It did not assign blame for the incidents, in line with its mandate.
But activists said at the time the area was under attack by government forces.
The government has repeatedly denied ever using chemical weapons.
However, a joint UN-OPCW mission that... read more

 
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