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Chemical Weapons Watchdog: Mustard Gas Used in Syria

An official with the global chemical weapons watchdog Thursday said experts had concluded that mustard gas was used in fighting in the Syrian town of Marea in August. The official from the Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said it had not yet been determined who used the poison. But for several months, the group has suspected Islamic State of possessing chemical weapons. The medical charity Doctors Without Borders reported treating four people whose house...

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