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Turkey says tests confirm sarin gas in Syria chemical attack

AFP
Published : Apr 11, 2017, 7:47 pm IST
Updated : Apr 11, 2017, 7:47 pm IST

Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag made the statement after after analysis of blood and urine samples of the casualties from the attack.

 Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag. (Photo: Facebook)
  Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag. (Photo: Facebook)

Ankara: Turkey said on Tuesday that tests proved the deadly nerve agent sarin was used in a suspected chemical attack in northwestern Syria which killed dozens last week.

"It has been identified that sarin gas was used," Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdag said, quoted by state-run news agency Anadolu, after analysis of blood and urine samples of the casualties from the attack in Idlib province who were brought to Turkey.

Tags: syria chemical attack, sarin gas, recep akdag
Location: Turkey, Ankara, Ankara