DAMASCUS (Sputnik) — In February, CIA Director John Brennan said that Daesh had used chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq, and had capabilities to produce small amounts of mustard gas or chlorine gas and possibly export it to the Western countries.
"Southern part of Taza has become the target for a heavy attack conducted by Daesh militants. During the attack, the terrorists have launched two missiles rigged with toxic substances from [the settlement of] Kasbah al-Bashir," Ali Huseini said, as quoted by the Alsumaria television broadcaster.controlled by Daesh.
Daesh is a terrorist group, which is outlawed in Russia and the United States among other countries. The group has seized large areas in Iraq and Syria and has proclaimed an Islamic caliphate on territories under its control.
Daesh is notorious for numerous terror attacks, including the ones with the use of chemical weapons.