Suspected ISIS gas attack in Islamic State-held territory near Palmyra city

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says there’s been a suspected gas attack in Islamic State-held territory near Palmyra, amid heavy aerial bombardment of the same area which together killed at least 53 people.

Citing local sources near the site of the attack on Monday in eastern Hama province, northwest of the ancient city of Palmyra, the Observatory said there were cases of suffocation and that dozens had been wounded during heavy rocket fire on the area.

The dead included 28 children, the Observatory said.

Source: /SBS