Autopsy Confirms Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria's Idlib: Turkish Official
- The autopsy of the bodies of the civilians from the Syrian Idlib province, carried out in Turkey, proved that chemical weapons were used in the attack, Turkish Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdag said on Thursday.
On Wednesday, Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag said that 30 people injured during the reported chemical attack in Idlib had been brought to Turkey for treatment, with three of them dying and being subject to autopsy held with the representatives of the World Health Organization in attendance.
On Tuesday, the Syrian National Coalition of Revolution and Opposition Forces reported that some 80 people were killed and 200 injured on Tuesday in a chemical weapon attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Idlib, blaming the Syrian army for the incident. A source in the Syrian army later told Sputnik that the army did not have chemical weapons and the allegations could be part of anti-Damascus propaganda.(Excerpt) Read more at: sputniknews.com ...
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