Turkey’s Health Minister: Findings Indicate Chemical Weapons Used in Attack in Syria’s Idlib


Turkey has findings indicate that an attack which killed scores of people including children in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib was a chemical attack, Health Minister Recep Akdağ said April 5.

Around 30 people had been brought across the border to Turkish hospitals for treatment as of April 4, Akdağ told reporters in the eastern province of Erzurum in comments broadcast live. He did not give details of the findings.

Health Minister Recep Akdag declared the first findings of Turkey after the massacre of dozens of people in Syria Idlib who died by drowning or not breathing.