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Kurdish Forces Say Islamic State Group Used Chemical Shells

A Kurdish military officer and a medical official say Islamic State militants Friday fired mortar shells believed to have been filled with a chemical substance, possibly chlorine, at Kurdish troops close to the Iraqi town of Sinjar, wounding 30 fighters.   Dr. Afrasiab Mussa Yones, director of Dohuk hospital, told The Associated Press Thursday that nine Kurdish soldiers were admitted with symptoms including vomiting, nausea, shortness of breath and itching.   Yones says that...

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