Syrian rebels fire chemical weapons in Aleppo, killing 15 – state news agency

Published time: March 19, 2013 09:50

Syrian rebels have used rockets containing chemical substances in the conflict, killing 15 people, says a Syrian news agency. Reports say most of the casualties killed in the attack in the flashpoint city of Aleppo were civilians.

“Terrorists fired a rocket containing chemical substances in the Khan al-Assal area of rural Aleppo and initial reports indicate that around 15 people were killed, most of them civilians,” SANA news agency said.