The head of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria, rear Admiral Alexander Shcherbitsky said that the terrorist group "Hayat Tahrir al-sham"* in the vicinity of the town of Sarmad produced 15 homemade bombs containing unknown toxic substance. They are going to blow up in crowded places in the province of Idlib. Chemical provocation of the Syrian war — in the material RIA Novosti.
Before the civil conflict Arab Republic had an impressive Arsenal of chemical weapons. According to experts, it could produce sarin, mustard gas, Tabun and VX in the amount of up to several hundred tons per year. Fighting chemicals synthesized in five companies in al-Safira, Latakia, Palmyra, Hama and HOMS. According to the official position, toxic substances required Damascus to deter Israel.