Tag: Chlorine

A Syrian girl holds an oxygen mask over the face of an infant at a make-shift hospital following a reported gas attack on the rebel-held besieged town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the capital Damascus on January 22, 2018. At least 21 cases of …

Child Suffocates in Reported Syria ‘Chlorine Attack’

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A child died and at least 13 other people suffered breathing difficulties after a suspected chemical attack on a besieged Syrian rebel enclave Sunday, a medic and a monitor said.

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Watchdog: Syria’s Assad Still Has Chemical Weapons

Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad still has the capability to launch chemical weapon attacks, according to a summary of a confidential watchdog report provided to the United Nations.

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Russia to Work With US on Response to Syria Gas Attacks Report

Russia said on Thursday it is prepared to work with the United States at the United Nations on how to respond to a report that blamed Syrian government forces for two chlorine gas attacks and ISIS militants for using sulfur mustard gas.

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Report: ISIS, Rebels Used Chemical Weapons in Syria

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) showed Reuters a report that claims the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) and another rebel group in Syria used chemical weapons.

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‘Credible Information’: ISIS Used Mustard Gas in Attack on Kurds

Senior U.S. officials believe the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS) deployed mustard gas against Kurdish fighters this week in what would be the first confirmed use of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) by the terror state. There were also reports last month of possible chlorine gas deployment by ISIS in Iraq, but those reports have not yet been confirmed, and Reuters points out that “chlorine is not a banned chemical agent.”

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Over 30 People Sickened at Northern California Water Park

So many people people visited the Antioch Water park on Thursday afternoon to escape the heat and the drought that when chemicals in the water went awry, over 30 people complained of sickness, prompting the arrival of emergency crews.