24 June, Saturday


ISIS used mustard gas in an attack on a military unit in Iraq

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The militants of the terrorist group Islamic state* (is banned in Russia) used poison mustard gas in an attack on a military unit in Iraq where the advisors from the United States and Australia, reports CBS TV channel, citing its own correspondent.

The incident occurred on Sunday. As reported by the associated Press news Agency, Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul, in the attack six soldiers were hospitalized because of breathing problems. In connection with the attack was the beginning of the investigation.

As the correspondent of CBS, 25 servicemen needed medical help. None of which is in the part of the advisers in the attack were not injured.

According to the ABC, Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday reaffirmed that none of the Australian soldiers was hurt. The channel also reported that the Pentagon is aware of «minor» chemical attack on a military unit in Iraq.

 

NT

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