BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:45 P.M.) – At least 50 residents of Aleppo received treatment at a city hospital on Saturday, following an attack in which the Syrian government accused militants of using chlorine gas, Syrian state media reports.
Footage aired on Syrian state TV shows wounded civilians, including children, receiving treatment at a hospital in Aleppo, where many were given oxygen masks.
According to government news agency SANA, the attack on the al-Khalidiye and Al Zahraa neighbourhoods, as well as al-Neel Street, led to 50 people being rushed to hospital. Many of the victims were reportedly treated for asphyxiation.
Ruptly cannot independently verify the reports of the gas attack.
Local militant leaders have denied using poison gas in an attack on the city, according to reports..
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