2 June 2013, 13:20

Syrian army captures party of sarin from rebels in Hama

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The Syrian army has seized two cylinders of the nerve agent sarin in an operation in the city of Hama, Press TV reported on Sunday.

The containers were found in militant hideouts in the city’s al-Faraieh neighborhood, which has been the scene of fighting between troops loyal to President Bashar Assad and the opposition armed groupings, the TV channel said.

Sarin is a colorless, odorless liquid gas which causes respiratory arrest and death. The poisonous agent has been classified as a weapon of mass destruction in UN Resolution 687, Press TV said.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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