3 600 with 'neurotoxic symptoms'

2013-08-25 08:55
(Ammar al-Arbini, AFP)

(Ammar al-Arbini, AFP)

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Paris -Three Syrian hospitals have received around 3 600 patients displaying "neurotoxic symptoms", 355 of whom have died, Doctors without Borders (MSF) said on Saturday.

The humanitarian group's statement follows reports that as many as 1 300 people were allegedly killed in massive chemical attacks near Damascus on Wednesday that opposition groups say was carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's forces.

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