Russia accuses Syria’s militants of chemical attack in Aleppo

Source : 112 Ukraine

30 Syrian soldiers hurt as a result of the chlorine chemical attack
17:43, 14 November 2016

AFP news agency

Russia accused Syrian militants of conducting chlorine chemical attack of the government Army of Bashar Assad. This was announced by the official representative of Russia Defense Minister General-Major Igor Konashenkov on Monday, - Tass reported.

“Ground samples taken by Russian officers of the Scientific Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection confirm the use of chlorine as a toxic substance by the militants,” Konashenkov said.

The chemical attack happened in the evening on November 13 in the eastern region of Aleppo (Karim-Dzhazimati). Syrian military officers saw mine or gas cylinder explosion launched from artisanal multiple rocket launcher system (MLRS) before chlorine poisoning.

Related: U.S. Department of State: Russian ‘humanitarian breaks’ in Aleppo inefficient

30 Syrian soldiers got poisoning of varying severity as a result of the chlorine chemical attack of 415 battalion 115 division of the Republicans Army

In response to this, Russian Ministry of Defense called on the authorities of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to send specialists to Aleppo.

Earlier it was reported that Russia used parachute bombs in Aleppo, 11 people were killed, another 25 people were injured.

Related: Ukraine and US debates: pictures of Aleppo victims are more expressive than our efforts

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