Chemical weapons still being used in Syria despite apparent ceasefire, medic claims

By Taboola

A medic claims chemical weapons attacks are happening near Damascus, Syria (Photo: Getty)

Chemical bombs are being used in Syria despite the regime government claiming to have brokered a ceasefire, a medic has claimed.

Dr Zahed Katurji said stressed and overworked colleagues in Harasta, near Damascus, were treating patients hit with chlorine.

Dr Katurji, 30, the last doc to flee the besieged city of Aleppo in a huge evacuation in December, said: “Over the last three weeks my friends have said they are treating patients after chlorine attacks. Last year there were four chlorine attacks.”

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Source: News Now/ UK Mirror

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.