Use nerve gas sarin in Idlib confirmed

At the Syrian air raid in the province of Idlib is the nerve gas sarin used last week. According to the Turkish Health Minister Recep Chucky is that now confirmed after testing on some of the victims.

Akdag said that the isopropyl methylphosphonic acid is found in the analysis of blood and urine samples of the victims of the chemical warfare in Idlib. That substance is the evidence that they have been exposed to sarin.

Both Washington and Ankara considers the Syrian Government guilty of the use of chemical weapons during the bombing on Khan Sheikhoun, whereby about 85 people died. Damascus denies responsibility. The US nevertheless with cruise missiles carried out a retaliatory RAID on a Syrian air base.

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