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The team also accused the Islamic State extremist group of using mustard gas in 2015 and again in September 2016 in Um Hosh in Aleppo.
In October, a report by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ Joint Investigative Mechanism accused the Syrian regime of using sarin and mustard gas against civilians.
In 2012, South Korea estimated the North had between 2,500 and 5,000 metric tons of chemical arms, including mustard gas, hydrogen cyanide, and highly lethal nerve agents including sarin, soman, and VX.
The commission previously has reported that Syria’s regime used chlorine gas in attacks on three villages in 2014 and 2015 and that the Islamic State extremist group used mustard gas in 2015.
His task was to develop poison gases—first mustard gas, then an even nastier brew called lewisite.
Looking into the records of soldiers affected by mustard gas, two doctors at Yale University, Louis Goodman and Alfred Gilman, noticed that many were short of white blood cells.
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: a poison gas used as a weapon in a war
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