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Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Daesh Attacks Syria Airbase with Mustard Gas

Daesh [the Arabic acronym for the terrorist “ISIS” group] reportedly carried out a chemical attack on a Syrian military airport in eastern Syria.

Daesh Attacks Syria Airbase with Mustard Gas

In this regard, Syria’s Ikhbariyah television station reported in a statement late Monday that: “The terrorists fired rockets carrying mustard gas” and targeting the airbase in the south of Deir ez-Zour city.
Although the report did not disclose whether there were any casualties, Russia’s RIA Novosti cited a military source as saying that “a number of soldiers were choking.”
It was earlier in January that the Syrian army managed to drive back Daesh from several villages near the airbase. Operations are still underway, however, to totally remove them.
Mustard gas can form large blisters on exposed skin and in the respiratory tract, severely complicating breathing. It is banned under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
The terrorist group earlier claimed that it had carried out an attack on Jufrah Village near the airbase. The report said two bombers rammed their explosives-laden vehicles into the army defenses and killed at least ten people.
In this regard, a report by the Syrian-American Medical Society said Daesh has carried out more than 160 attacks involving “poisonous or asphyxiating agents, such as sarin, chlorine, and mustard gas” since the beginning of the Syrian conflict in 2011. At least 1,491 people have been killed in the chemical attacks.
Source: News Agencies, Edited by website team
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