poison gas


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poison gas

n.
A gas or vapor used especially in chemical warfare to injure, disable, or kill upon inhalation or contact.
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EVACUATED Families were forced out of 64 homes in Gorebridge by the poison gas
The United States launched cruise missiles at a Syrian air base last week, in response to a deadly poison gas attack in the west of the country that Washington blamed on President Bashar al-Assad's government.
But rebels said government forces had fired poison gas at them as they attempted to break out of besieged positions.
When the United States joined the fighting in 1917, it fielded an army that utilized poison gas as its allies and enemies did.
Instead they are fed a diet of Washington's hot air and Damascus' poison gas.
The United States is supporting these animals, who used poison gas against the civilian population," Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova wrote in a statement posted to social media.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which reports on the Syria conflict using activists on the ground, said it confirmed Daesh used a poison gas attack near Tel Brak on June 28.
The YPG militia said poison gas had been used in attacks on June 28 and June 29 against YPG-held areas in the northeastern province of Hasaka.
The sources stressed that the occupation forces and settlers had deployed heavily in the Quarantina and Takrouri areas as well as in the neighborhood of an Islamic cemetery, south of Hebron city, noting that Israeli forces had randomly fired poison gas canisters and sound bombs during military exercises in the morning, causing a state of panic and fear among the students.
rubber-coated bullets, stun grenades and poison gas towards local residents, shooting
It alleges that the poison gas attack in Damascus last August that killed more than a 1,000 people, and almost triggered a massive US air attack on Syria, was not really carried out by Bashar Al Assad's tyrannical regime (which the US wants to overthrow).
13 ( ANI ): Both sides in Syria's bloody civil war have accused each other for a new poison gas attack that reportedly caused 'suffocation and poisoning' of residents.