Syria: Kurds accuse Islamists of using chemical weapons

YPG, yellow phosphorus against us in Aleppo

09 March, 13:40

    (ANSAmed) - MOSCOW, MARCH 9 - Armed Islamist opposition groups in Syria have allegedly used "yellow phosphorus" in an attack on the Sheikh Maqsood district in Aleppo, controlled by Kurdish militias, Kurdish YPS spokesman Redur Xelilm said in a report handed to the coordination center for a truce in Syria, according to a report published Wednesday by RT, a media outlet close to the Kremlin. In the statement, Kurds from the YPG blamed the chemical attack on factions Ahrar ash-Sham, al-Jabha al-Shameea, Brigade of Sultan Myrad, Sultan Faith Battalions, Fa Istaqim Kama Omirt Batallions, Nour ad-Deen Zinki Battalions, the 13th brigade, al-Fau al-Oal, the 166th battalion and the battalions Abu Omara.

    According to Kurdish sources quoted by RT, many Kurdish soldiers were treated in hospital for skin irritations and other symptoms of chemical substance intoxication. (ANSAmed).

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