US accuses Assad of new chlorine attacks - News Summed Up

US accuses Assad of new chlorine attacks


Chemical attacks are said to be a response to the Syrian regime’s frustrated advance in the country’s northwest. The claim was also made by a news agency controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the jihadist group that dominates the area. There was no independent confirmation, although health workers said some victims were treated in hospital. However, the US state department said last night that it was taking the claims seriously. “Unfortunately, we continue to see signs that the Assad…


Source: The Times May 21, 2019 23:37 UTC



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