Russian defense Ministry: Syrian aircraft bombed in Khan Sheyhun plant for production of chemical weapons

The official representative of the defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov

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MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. Syrian air force on April 4 in the afternoon struck the shops on the Eastern outskirts of Khan shaykhun, where militants made ammunition with toxic substances that existed in Iraq and were used in Aleppo. This statement was made official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.

“According to the Russian means of objective control of the airspace, yesterday between 11:30 to 12:30 local time, Syrian aircraft attacked in the Eastern outskirts of Khan Shaykhun large warehouse of ammunition of terrorists and the accumulation of military equipment. On the territory of this warehouse were workshops for the manufacture of bombs, stuffed with poisonous substances,” he told reporters.