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Battle for Mosul: IS 'using chemical weapons'

Fernanda Nunes | Published on the thu May 25, 2017 8:29 am | 3024 Views

The first use of chemical agents in the battle for Mosul was recorded by the International Red Cross in March, when mortars were fired from IS-held areas injuring 12 civilians.

According to accounts the BBC has obtained from Mosul residents, there were a number of other incidents over the past few weeks, where IS militants are suspected of using crude chemical gas against residents and Iraqi troops.


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