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World: Syria: Daesh used a chemical weapon in a bombing in 2015

Somalia: At least 4 dead in a suicide bombing at Mogadishi

 Somalia: At least 4 dead in a suicide bombing at Mogadishi © Sophie Ramis Map of Somalia Locating Mogadishcio At least four people were killed and nine injured Tuesday in a suicide bombing claimed by Somali jihadist rebels Shebab, aimed at a tea room near a military barracks in Mogadishu, indicated police and witnesses. Kamikaze has entered the tea room and triggered its explosive belt inside, said Abdirahman Adan, a policeman stationed near the place of the attack. "We have four confirmed dead and nine wounded," he added.

Le drapeau de Daech (illustration). DR/LP © LP The Flag of Daesh (illustration). DR / LP The only evocation of its name is cold in the back: The mustard agent is a chemical weapon since the First World War. And any door to believe that Daesh made use in 2015. The place: Marea, a border Syrian locality of Turkey then held by the rebels. The city had been attacked on the 1st and 3th of September of this year from an region in the hands of Ei , said the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OCO). "The locality of MareA was bombarded with conventional ammunition as well as projectiles filled with chemicals," said the organization in a statement, on the basis of its investigation mission on chemical attacks in Syria. The investigators said to have "reasonable grounds" to believe that on 1 September, at Marea, a mustard agent, a vesicant agent, had been used as a weapon. In the vicinity of noon that day, "more than 30 projectiles targeted Marea residential areas from surrounding localities under the control of the EIIL," said the investigators, using another acronym for designating the EI. "People exposed to substances had blisters a few hours after exposure" about half of these projectiles would have been filled with toxic chemicals and emerged a strong odor. "In some of the targeted places, a black substance has been observed and, in others, a yellow powder has been observed," said the investigation mission. "People exposed to substances had blisters a few hours after exposure" to these products, "she added, pointing out that 20 people had suffered from suffocation, redness with eyes and headaches and had been transported In a campaign hospital in Marea. The results of the attack of September 3, however, were not conclusive, declared the OPCI, which is headquartered in The Hague. The OPCW said in 2015 that mustard gas had been used in Syria on August 21, considering that it was "very likely" that the effects of this chemical weapon caused the death of a child. The Islamic State (EI) group had been shown by Syrian activists and a surveillance group. The war in Syria provoked the death of more than half a million people and the largest displacement from a conflict since the Second World War. President Bashar Al-Assad has also been charged for using chemical weapons during clashes , what Damascus denies. Syria is under pressure by Western countries to admit the alleged use of chemical weapons and has been deprived of its right to vote at the OPCW in April of last year after a survey. Incriminated in new toxic gas attacks.

UN: Syria prison attack shows need to deal with IS detainees .
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The attack by Islamic State militants on a Syrian prison holding around 3,000 of its fighters and about 700 children is a predictable tragedy spotlighting the need for urgent international action to deal with those allegedly linked to the extremist group in prisons and camps in the country’s northeast, the U.N. counter-terrorism chief said Thursday. Undersecretary-General Vladimir Voronkov told the U.N. Security Council that the Islamic State group “has been highlighting and calling for jail breaks,” and “there have been previous instances in Syria and elsewhere in the world.

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