Gas attack in Taza, near Kirkuk in Irak

March 13, 2016

The wounded are suffering from infected burns, suffocation and dehydration, said Helmi Hamdi, a nurse at the Taza hospital. He said eight people were transferred to Baghdad for treatment.

U.S. and Iraqi officials said U.S. special forces captured the head of the IS unit trying to develop chemical weapons in a raid last month in northern Iraq.

The U.S.-led coalition said the chemicals IS has so far used include chlorine and a low-grade sulfur mustard which is not very potent. ‘It’s a legitimate threat. It’s not a high threat. We’re not, frankly, losing too much sleep over it,’ U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters Friday.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3489199/Over-600-people-injured-ISIS-chemical-attack-jihadi-group-s-triple-suicide-bomb-attack-foiled-Kurdish-forces-Iraq.html#ixzz42jnQ1RgK
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