Last updated: 29 April, 2014

Watchdog to probe Syria chlorine attack claims

The world’s chemical watchdog announced Tuesday that it send a fact-finding mission to probe the recent alleged use of chlorine gas in the Syrian conflict.

The head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Ahmet Uzumcu, announced “the creation of an OPCW mission to establish facts surrounding allegations of use of chlorine in Syria”, a statement said.