Kurdish Official Says Islamic State Used Chlorine in Three Attacks

A Kurdish military official said on Monday he had evidence Islamic State has used chlorine as a chemical weapon against peshmerga forces three times in northern Iraq. General Aziz Waisi, who said his forces were exposed to the chemical, said the insurgents had used chlorine in a December attack in the Sinjar area and in two others in January west of Mosul, including a January 23 attack described by Kurdish authorities on Saturday.



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