Tests claim chemical weapons used in new Syria attacks

Syria is still using chemical weapons against its own people, scientific analysis carried out for the Telegraph has claimed.

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Chlorine attacks 'could be seen elsewhere'

The use of chlorine against Syrian civilians could lead to similar attacks elsewhere in the world, a scientist at the heart of new revelations into chemical weapons use has found.

Hamish De Bretton-Gordon - a British chemical scientist involved in testing samples from recent attacks for the Telegraph - said that such incidents could have a major "psychological impact".

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