Russian experts came to the conclusion that the militants used chemical weapons against the civilian population in Aleppo, Syria, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the statement of experts of the troops of radiation, chemical and biological protection of the armed forces.
We are talking about combat otraslyam substance of skin-blister agents mustard gas, invented in the First world war and banned in 1923. Its presence in one of the ammunition confirmed the rapid analysis using the IR-spectrometer.
Unexploded shell found near the soldiers ‘ barracks in the village of Marat-Um-Haouch. Homemade 240-mm mine was filled with black oily liquid with a volume of up to one and a half liters. For the analysis of ammunition took about 20 milliliters of sample.