Chlorine likely used in February attack in Idlib, Syria: OPCW chemical weapons agency

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Chlorine gas was probably used in an attack in February in Saraqib in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, the global chemical weapons agency said on Wednesday.

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The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons did not say which side used the banned munitions, but that laboratory tests confirmed the presence of chlorine.

Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; editing by John Stonestreet