'Gas attack' victims being treated in Damascus hospital

Victims of a "poisonous gas attack", that has left dozens dead according to Syrian activists, are being treated in a Damascus hospital.

People treated in a Syrian hospital after a "nerve gas attack". Credit: REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
Syrian activists claim the attack killed over 200 people. Credit: REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

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'Neurotoxic' attack in Syria

Medecins Sans Frontieres says doctors have treated about 3,600 patients in Syria with 'neurotoxic symptoms' and that 355 of them died. It suggests there are strong indications that chemical weapons have been used.