PressTV: ISIL launches chemical attack in eastern Kobani: Kurds


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A Syrian victim receives treatment at a hospital in Aleppo following a chemical attack. (file photo)
 A Syrian victim receives treatment at a hospital in Aleppo following a chemical attack. (file photo)
Thu Oct 23, 2014 3:14AM GMT


Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian city of Kobani against the ISIL say the Takfiri militants have used chemical weapons.

Kurdish officials and doctors said on Wednesday that the terrorists released a sort of toxic gas in the eastern side of the Kurdish city late on Tuesday.

Aysa Abdullah, a senior Kurdish official based in Kobani, said the victims had symptoms that included dizziness and watery eyes and that there was no equipment to precisely determine what kinds of chemicals had been used.

Other reports said the victims were transferred to a hospital in neighboring Turkey.

Many have joined the ISIL from Iraq’s former Ba’athist regime, highly skilled at using chemical weapons.

The Ba’athists are led by Izzat Ibrahim, the henchman of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

The ISIL…

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