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Human Rights Watch reacts to the latest reports out of Syria of a chemical weapons attack

August 22, 2013

Syria/New York, Aug 22 (ANI): Human Rights Watch called new accusations by Syria's opposition that government has forced gassed hundreds of people near Damascus on Wednesday (August 21) "extremely alarming". Rockets reportedly 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.