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Syria says rebels use chemical
weapon in "dangerous escalation"

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:Drive, 3/19/2013 8:12:02 AM

Syria´s Information Minister Omran al-Zoabi accused rebels of firing a chemical weapon in the northern province of Aleppo on Tuesday which he said killed 16 people and wounded 86, most of them critically. Zoabi said Turkey and Qatar, which have supported rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, bore "legal, moral and political responsibility" for the attack, state television reported.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/19/2013 8:24:51 AM     (No. 9232535)

We should be selling better weapons to both sides.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MattMusson, 3/19/2013 8:25:53 AM     (No. 9232539)

Uh oh. Reminds me of how the Poles ´attacked´ Germany in 1939.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 3/19/2013 11:54:01 AM     (No. 9233015)

There is a lot of evidence coming out that confirms a chemical attack. It appears to have been some type of poisonous gas. There is real video of victims and first hand reports from outside journalists. The death toll is rising, now 26.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 3/19/2013 12:08:17 PM     (No. 9233056)

"There ain´t no WMDs in Syria."

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