Two cylinders that were dropped on the rebel-held Syrian city of Saraqeb in February — sending nearly a dozen people to seek medical help for nausea and other symptoms — had contained chlorine, according to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. After a visit to the site, the OPCW says, its fact-finding mission has confirmed "that chlorine was likely used as a chemical weapon" on Feb. 4 in Saraqeb, a small city that's about 12 miles southeast of Idlib. It also used evidence that was gathered by several nongovernmental organizations. The report comes days after OPCW inspectors wrapped up their trip to Douma , where a suspected chemical weapons attack killed more than 40 people in April. U.S. officials have accused the Syrian regime...
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Inspectors Confirm 'Likely' Use Of Chlorine As Chemical Weapon In Syria In February