Twenty-two Syrian rebels were exposed to a chemical gas attack by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, in northern Syria, the Turkish army said Sunday. ISIS has previously been accused of using mustard gas in Syria, but this is the first time Turkey has blamed the extremist group of waging chemical warfare.
The attack took place in Khaliliya village east of Al Rai, northern Syria, where pro-Turkey Syrian rebels are fighting to clear the border area of extremists. The army did not specify the type of gas used in the attack. – READ MORE