Syria: doctors;deadly poisonous gas attack south of Damascus

Regime air raid on Daraya district supporting uprising

14 January, 12:52

    Damaged buildings in the Daraya area in the rural Damascus, Syria Damaged buildings in the Daraya area in the rural Damascus, Syria

    (ANSAmed) - BEIRUT - An alleged poisonous gas attack carried out by the regime air force south of Damascus in the past few hours killed three people and injured 13 others, according to preliminary reports on Tuesday by medical sources in Daraya, a district supporting the uprising. Daraya's eastern area was targeted overnight. The sources at the moment are unable to provide more details on the type of gas allegedly used in the attack.

    The sources posted on the web photos and videos of victims reportedly treated at a field hospital in Daraya (http://goo.gl/f3FphN). 'Three of them died because rescue operations were delayed by armed clashes', said the sources, adding that the patients treated had respiratory and eyesight problems and chest spasms.(ANSAmed).

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