Terrorist Chemical Attacks in Aleppo Confirmed
Evidence of chemical weapon used by terrorists against the Syrian army and civilians has been found in southwestern Aleppo city.
While conducting reconnaissance in the 1070 Al Hamdaniyah Housing Project area in southwestern Aleppo, the officers of the scientific center of the Russian Troops of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defence (RChBD) have found evidence of chemical weapon use by terrorists against the civilian population and Syrian Army, Russian Defense Ministry Spokesperson Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said in a statement on Friday.
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Quoted by TASS news agency, Konashenkov added that the Russian military specialists found unexploded ammunition with chemical agents and took soil samples in areas where terrorists used their weapons.
After conducting an express analysis in a mobile laboratory it was determined that the toxic substances that filled the militants' artillery ammunition were with high probability chlorine and white phosphorus, Konashenkov noted.
Jaysh Al Fatah is one of terrorist group fighting against civilians and sayrian army in the region. FSA (so-called Free Syrian Army), Fatah Al Sham (former Nusra Front or Syrian Al Qaeda) ISIS and other terrorist Groups is active in atrocities in the Aleppo.
In late October, a statement by the Syrian General Command of the Army and Armed Forces affirmed that terrorist organizations are exploiting the pause in Aleppo to escalate their attacks on the city, adding that the terrorists fired shells containing chlorine gas at the 1070 Apartment Project area and Al Hamadaniyeh residential neighborhood in Aleppo, causing 48 cases of asphyxiation, SANA reports.
The Defense Ministry spokesman indicated that a detailed analysis of the samples will be made at the laboratory of the scientific center of the Russian Troops of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Defence (RChBD). The laboratory is accredited by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
On November 3rd, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that Russian military experts have arrived in the Syrian city of Aleppo to take samples in the area where chemical weapons were used by terrorists.
Militants who have been striving in the past days to break though the Syrian Army's exterior defense ring of Aleppo at any cost, have used toxic substances multiple times, said Konashenkov.
He added that experts of the Russian Defense Ministry are equipped with all the necessary technical means of carrying out an express analysis, filtering and delivering samples to the Russian Federation.
Source: Al Alam