|dethalternate||Date: Wednesday, 21-August-2013, 10:39 PM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
Syrian activists say as many as 650 people have killed in nerve gas attacks launched by government forces.
The toxic assaults took place at rebel held positions on the outskirts of Damascus.
Damascus is denying media claims about an unprecedented chemical weapons massacre outside Damascus. The Saudi-owned media network al-Arabiya, citing a Syrian rebel group, is reporting that hundreds of people have been killed in the unconfirmed attack. All of this just days after UN inspectors arrived in Syria to probe earlier reports of chemical killings.
Wildly varying reports have emerged of recent chemical weapons use in Syria, with hundreds allegedly killed in the latest attack. This comes on the same day that the UN inspectors arrive in Damascus to investigate allegations of use of toxic arms. For more, RT talks to reporter and international affairs analyst Patrick Henningsen.