Author Topic: Syrian rebels' Damascus chemical cache found by Assad army - State TV  (Read 302 times)

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The Syrian army has discovered rebels' storehouse in Jobar in the Damascus area, where toxic chemical substances, including chlorine, have been produced and kept, State TV reported.

Military sources reported that the militants "were preparing to fire mortars in the suburbs of the capital and were going to pack missiles with chemical warheads."

On July 7, the Syrian army confiscated “281 barrels filled with dangerous, hazardous chemical materials” that they found also found at a cache belonging to rebels in the city of Banias. The chemicals included monoethylene glycol and polyethylene glycol.

Syrian UN Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari said that the chemicals were “capable of destroying a whole city, if not the whole country."

On Monday chief UN chemical weapons investigator Ake Sellstrom and UN disarmament chief Angela Kane are expected in Damascus for talks following a Syrian government invitation

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