Human rights activists say that has not had the opportunity to investigate directly on the site of the attacks.
The Human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) said about new evidence, which indicate that the Syrian government used a nerve agent during the four chemical attacks since December, writes Radio Liberty.
Among them a chemical attack on April 4 at Khan Sheyhun, during which killed about 100 people, including 30 children.
In a report published on 1 may, human rights activists say that these attacks are only part of the use of chemical weapons by Damascus, which may amount to crimes against humanity.
“Using the power of the nerve agent is deadly escalation,” – said the Executive Director of Human Rights Watch Kenneth Roth. Human rights activists say that has not had the opportunity to investigate directly on the site of the attacks. They interviewed 60 witnesses and reviewed photos and videos of victims .
As previously reported, the alleged attack with chemical weapons occurred on the morning of April 4 in Idlib. According to witnesses, poisonous gas over the city sprayed Russian military aircraft su, which belongs to the air forces of the Russian Federation and Syria.
April 5, Syrian Observatory for human rights reported that the death toll as a result of possible chemical attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun was up to 72, hundreds injured. In response to this attack, the US launched a missile attack on the airbase in Syria. The Pentagon said that 59 cruise missiles “Tomahawk” was released on the Syrian 4.40 time with destroyers in the Eastern Mediterranean sea. The President of the United States Donald trump explained that he acted in “the vital national security interests of America” to prevent the use of chemical weapons. According to him, the base, which is attacked, was the starting point for chemical attack.