58 including 11 children died in Syria chemical attack

Photo of the Syria chemical attack.

According to the information given by the sources, in a mishap that took place today in a rebel-held town at Syria where at least 58 people including 11 children died in an alleged chemical attack.




As per the reports, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that the chemical attack struck the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province.




Meanwhile, the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian opposition on Twitter claimed that around 100 people were killed in the attack. It was unclear if the planes involved in the attack were Syrian or those of government ally Russia.




In a Facebook post earlier on Tuesday, it said that four thermobaric bombs containing chlorine gas were dropped.

The reported gas attack comes at the start of a two-day conference on Syria’s future hosted in Brussels by the European Union and the United Nations.