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IDF Official Says Assad Used Chemical Weapons on Armed Rebels

Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons - likely nerves gas - on armed rebels in the civil war raging in his country, the head of the research division at military intelligence Brig.-Gen. Itay Brun told a defense conference at Tel Aviv University on Tuesday.

Brun told said the iNSS conference that there is increasing use of chemical weapons in Syria, and that the Syrian army is firing hundreds of rockets and missiles at civilians.

Source: Jerusalem Post. Read full article. (link)

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