The Syrian regime has been accused of using chemical weapons, including in an alleged chlorine attack on north-west Syria on May 19. The regime has denied the allegations.
UN draft resolution expresses grave concern over three reported chlorine attacks in Eastern Ghouta in recent weeks and asserts that those responsible for using chemical weapons must be held accountable.
At least 21 people reported difficulty breathing in beleaguered opposition Eastern Ghouta town, east of Damascus, says NGO accusing Bashar al Assad's regime of carrying out a new chemical attack.
Failaq al-Rahman rebel group says attack caused suffocation to more than 30 people. Regime forces dismiss the attack as fabrication.
Syrian Civil Defence and Syrian Observatory for Human Rights say regime helicopters dropped chlorine bombs causing at least 80 people to suffer breathing difficulties. The Syrian regime has denied the claims.
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