Syrian activists, medics accuse Assad government of chlorine gas attacks; Syria denies it

  • by: DIAA HADID , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 23, 2014 - 7:02 PM

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side.

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