Saturday, 22 February 2020

US Suspects the Use of Sarin Nerve Gas in Syria

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  • A member of the Free Syrian Army walks with this weapon as he enters what used to be a Syrian Cultural Centre in Deraa. REUTERS/Thaer Abdallah

    A member of the Free Syrian Army walks with this weapon as he enters what used to be a Syrian Cultural Centre in Deraa. REUTERS/Thaer Abdallah

    TEMPO.COWashington – United States Central Intelligence Agency said to believe that Syria uses chemical weapon in the fight against rebels, despite its questionable accuracy. US Espionage Agents said that they have investigated some reports from Syrian opposition, saying that President Bashar al-Assad’s troops have used Sarin nerve gas at least twice in the conflict.

    Caitlin Hayden, a spoke person from US Homeland Security Counsel, explained that the investigation on several samples have shown the effects of Sarin nerve gas, as seen in the 1990s attack in Japan, including twitches, asphyxiation, and even death.

    Previously, Omran al-Zoubi, Syrian Information Minister, denied the allegation of using chemical weapon on the fight against rebels, even if they have to face Israel. 

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