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Syria blames Israel for destruction of evidence in Douma chemical attack

The UN's chemical weapons watchdog warned Syria's government not to move or tamper with the gas canisters recovered at Douma.
Rebels leave Douma in April 2018

Evidence recovered from the site of a 2018 poison gas attack on Syrian civilians has been destroyed, Syria’s government told the United Nations’ chemical weapons monitoring agency last month.

The cause, Syria’s government reported, was an Israeli airstrike on previously sealed underground tunnel at a suspected chemical weapons facility some 60 kilometers (37 miles) away from where international investigators had last examined the evidence.

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