CNN reported a possible chemical attack against Americans in Iraq

During the shelling of the air base “Kara” near Mosul in Iraq, where American and Iraqi military, the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) might use chemical munitions, reports CNN, citing us officials.

As it became known broadcaster, September 20 near the air base dropped a projectile, presumably, yperite (mustard gas). Experts examined the crash site, the initial tests revealed the presence of mustard gas, for a more detailed study it was decided to send a projectile to the lab. The sources told the channel that the speech can go as about the rocket and artillery shell.

The soldiers of the United States as a result of the alleged chemical attack has not suffered, they have not revealed the symptoms of chemical substances.

The American command, told CNN sources, expecting that the militants will try to use chemical weapons to stop a planned operation to liberate Mosul. The city is under the control of the Islamists since 2014 is one of the main strongholds of the group in Iraq. The operation on his release is March 2016.