International inquiry blames Syrian govt forces for third gas attack

by Reuters
Friday, 21 October 2016 23:58 GMT

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 21 (Reuters) - An international inquiry has blamed Syrian government forces for a third toxic gas attack, according to a confidential report to the United Nations Security Council seen by Reuters on Friday.

The fourth report by the 13-month-long inquiry by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the global chemical weapons watchdog, blamed Syrian government forces for a toxic gas attack in Qmenas in Idlib governorate on March 16, 2015. (Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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