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International inquiry blames Syria for third gas attack

An international inquiry has blamed Syrian government forces for a third toxic gas attack, according to a confidential report to the UN Security Council seen by Reuters.

The report was the fourth from the 13-month-long inquiry by the UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the global chemical weapons watchdog.

It blamed Syrian government forces for a toxic gas attack in Qmenas in March last year.

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