Eyewitnesses: 'Strong smell and smoke' in Aleppo

Eyewitnesses in Aleppo have told ITV News that earlier today they experienced a strong smell, followed by white smoke which has caused choking among those in the city, following reports of a chemical attack.


Syria 'chemical weapon' claims

Syria's Information Minister Omran al-Zoabi said the country's armed forces would never use internationally banned weapons, after the government and rebels traded blame for what both sides said was a chemical weapon attack near Aleppo.