MOSCOW, October 9. A source in the Russian General staff did not rule out that the rebels were banned in Russia organization “Islamic state” (IG) can be applied against the government troops in Syria special ammunition filled with toxic mustard gas.
“When conducting additional exploration after the strikes of our aviation talks were recorded fighters for urgent transfer of special ammunition to the front line with Syrian troops. They also talked about some “surprises”, apparently, improvised explosive devices filled with chemical weapons components,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, “thus it was that these special ammunition and “surprises” as soon as possible to deliver in those areas where there is the greatest activity of government troops to halt their offensive and to create an impenetrable barrier of chemical contamination, not only for people but also technology.”
“This is very serious information, because about a month ago through several channels it became known about the presence of militants fighting stocks of poison gas mustard gas”, – said the source.
Media: IG produces chemical weapons
The IG produces a chemical weapon in the form of lethal toxic substances mustard gas, also known as mustard gas .
“U.S. authorities suspect militants of the extremist group “Islamic state” in creating and using chemical weapons on the territories of Syria and Iraq. Us intelligence has recorded at least four cases of use of mustard gas on both sides of the Syrian-Iraqi border,” said BBC American civil servant.
Mustard gas, as stated in the message, is used in powder form, which adds in explosives. This gas is a banned chemical weapon and can cause skin abscesses, blindness and breathing problems.
The militants may themselves be made of banned chemical substances did not exclude the BBC. Another version is that the militants could detect chemical weapon stockpiles in Iraq or in Syria, but in respect of these countries, according to the interlocutor of the BBC, such a possibility looks very unlikely.