Syria gas 'kills hundreds', Security Council to meet




 
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Syria gas 'kills hundreds', Security Council to meet
 
August 21st, 2013  
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Syria gas 'kills hundreds', Security Council to meet
By Dominic Evans and Khaled Yacoub Oweis BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syria's opposition accused government forces of gassing hundreds of people near Damascus on Wednesday after rockets released deadly fumes over rebel-held suburbs, killing men, women and children as they slept. What would be the world's most lethal chemical weapons attack since the 1980s prompted an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council set for 1900 GMT. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he was shocked. ...

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