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Report: Daesh Has Used Chemical Weapons Dozens of Times in Past 2 Years

Chemical weapons are banned by the 1993 Paris-New York Chemical Weapons Convention, which forbids signatory counties from producing, stockpiling and using the materials as weapons. The only states that have not signed the convention are Israel, Egypt, South Sudan and North Korea.

Daesh is notorious for using any means available to kill and conquer. Recently, the jihadist group set fire to a sulfur mine 25 miles from Mosul, and winds brought poisonous smoke onto coalition positions, where displaced civilians were sheltering. According to Stars and Stripes, US troops protected themselves with gas masks, while “hundreds of the unprotected civilians” had nothing to protect them against nosebleeds, headaches and choking. – READ MORE