Turkey declared ISIS use chemical weapons against the opposition in Syria

Militants “Islamic state” (declared a terrorist organization and banned in Russia) used chemical weapons against the troops of the so-called opposition in Syria. Anadolu reported, citing Turkish General staff.

According to the Agency, the missile bombardment of the area of al-Khalid in Northern Syria. The military said the shells could contain poisonous gases after a survey of 22 soldiers. The General staff also reported that the collision injured 14 opposition fighters.

The Agency reports that during the air raids of the Turkish air force eliminated 4 targets of terrorists in the area Anifah in the North of Syria.

Turkey since the end of August carrying out a military operation “shield of the Euphrates” against ISIS in Northern Syria. It involved artillery, tanks and special forces. In early September, Ankara opened a second front. Turkish authorities have repeatedly stated about the losses of terrorists. In early October, the country’s Parliament for a year extended the mandate of the armed forces to conduct operations in Syria.

About the use of chemical weapons by opposition forces reported not only Turkey, but the military agencies of other countries. Defense Ministry spokesman major General Igor Konashenkov earlier in the week stated that in the South-West of Aleppo, the militants used chlorine and white phosphorus. According to him, it was possible to prove the donkey Express-identification of nine selected samples of the soil of mines and craters where they fell.