Syrian Army claims US-led airstrike hit stockpile of chemical weapons, killed hundreds

The Syrian Army claims that a U.S.-led coalition airstrike on Wednesday night hit a stockpile of toxic substances belonging to ISIS. The army stated that hundreds of people were killed after a toxic gas was released. This report has not been confirmed by coalition officials.
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According to the Syrian Army, a U.S.-led coalition airstrike on Wednesday night hit a stockpile of toxic substances belonging to ISIS. As a result, a toxic gas was released and killed hundreds of people including civilians.

The statement released by the Syrian Army on state TV stressed that this shows that ISIS and other terrorist organizations in Syria have access to chemical weapons. The incident allegedly occurred in the Deir al-Zor province. However, the report has not been confirmed by coalition officials.

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