Middle East

  • Animal carcasses lie on the ground, killed by what residents said was a chemical weapon attack days earlier,Khan al-Assal Syria, March 23, 2013.
  • A general view shows Khan al-Assal near where residents say a March 19 chemical weapon attack occurred.
  • Residents and medics transport a Syrian Army soldier, wounded in what they said was a chemical weapon attack near Aleppo, to a hospital, March 19, 2013.
  • People breathe through oxygen masks as they are treated at a hospital in Aleppo, March 19, 2013.
  • A general view shows the site near Aleppo where residents say a March 19 chemical weapon attack occurred.

UN to Investigate Chemical Weapons in Syria

Published March 29, 2013

The United Nations is preparing to send a team to Syria to investigate whether chemical weapons were used in a deadly March rocket attack near Aleppo.


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