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Assad Regime Drops Chemical Gas on Syrian Town in ‘Revenge’ for Downed Russian Helicopter

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Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. Assad's regime dropped toxic gas on a Syrian town. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

In the darkness of the Syrian night, there was no way for the residents of Saraqib to see the green and yellow clouds of toxic gas. But they soon felt them.

Dozens of civilians — mainly women and children — were rushed to a makeshift hospital with their lungs burning from chlorine gas. Grown men writhed in pain while rescue workers struggled to fit an oxygen mask over the tiny face of a baby caught up in the attack.

Read full story at The Telegraph.

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