Suspected Chlorine Gas Attack Hits Rebel-Held Aleppo Area

Suspected Chlorine Gas Attack Hits Rebel-Held Aleppo AreaGovernment forces dropped three barrel bombs laced with chlorine gas on a rebel-held area of the besieged city of Aleppo in Syria on Tuesday, a medical group says, resulting in at least one death and 150 injuries. A hospital in eastern Aleppo supported by SAMS told the group it received 36 victims of the attack, while another hospital told the group it had treated 71 victims, including 37 children and 10 women with symptoms consistent with chlorine gas exposure.

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