ISIS have mastered the art of manufacturing chemical weapons, the US government have claimed.
The Islamic State are making and using chemical weapons in Iraq, and Syria, and have been caught using mustard agents on at least four occasions, a US official has confirmed.
BYPASS THE CENSORS
Sign up to get unfiltered news delivered straight to your inbox.
BBC News reports:
The official said the chemical was being used in powder form.
A BBC team on the Turkey-Syria border has seenevidence backing these claims.
The US believes the group has a cell dedicated to building these weapons.
“They’re using mustard,” the individual said of IS. “We know they are.”
The mustard agent was probably being used in powder form and packed into traditional explosives like mortar rounds, the official said.
“We’ve seen them use it on at least four separate occasions on both sides of the border – both Iraq and Syria.”
When these weapons explode the mustard-laced dust blisters those who are exposed to it.
Latest posts by Sean Adl-Tabatabai (see all)
- Parents Outraged After School Forces Young Daughter To Sleep With Boy on Field Trip - December 6, 2023
- Study: Mammograms Linked to 84% Increase in Breast Cancer Deaths - December 6, 2023
- Fully Jabbed Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante Collapses Mid-Speech - December 6, 2023