UN Official, Syrian Rebels Used Sarin Nerve Gas, Not Assad’s Army
Posted by: : Paul EbelingPosted on: August 27, 2013Subscribe to our newsletter
Testimony from victims now strongly suggests it was the rebels, not the Syrian government, that used Sarin Nerve Gas during a recent incident in the revolution-wracked nation, a senior UN diplomat said Monday.
Carla del Ponte, a member of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, told Swiss TV there were “strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof,” that rebels seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used the nerve agent.
But she said her panel had not yet seen any evidence of Syrian government forces using chemical weapons (CW), according to the BBC, she added that more investigation was needed.
(Please click the link beliw to read the whole article-
As always please keep praying for all those affected and for peace. War is unsafe for everyone but especially children and elderly people.