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 UNICEF confirms death of 27 children in Syria gas attack

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says at least 27 children were killed as a result of a chemical attack on the city of Khan-Sheikhoun in the Syrian province of Idlib.

Censor.NET reports citing the UNICEF official website.

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At least 27 children were confirmed killed in the attack in Idlib, northwest of Syria, UNICEF said today.

According to the fund, a further 546 people, among them many children, have been injured.

Casualty figures are expected to rise, UNICEF added.

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As reported, 100 people died and 300 were injured in a chemical attack in the Syrian northwestern province of Idlib.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the symptoms of the victims correspond to that caused by a gas attack. The absence of visible injuries and other signs indicate neurotoxic lesion, the WHO said.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n435249