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Group: Mustard gas used in Syrian town

November 9, 2015

The world’s chemical weapons watchdog has determined that mustard gas was used over two months ago in a Syrian town, an official from that group said, raising fresh questions about the deployment of such weaponry in the country’s bloody, messy war.

The August 21 incident in Marea, a town about 28 miles (45 kilometers) north of Aleppo, exposed at least two people “to sulfur mustard, and there is reason to believe that a baby might have also suffered and died as a result,” according to an official with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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