Ministry of defence: ammunition HUB 250 has never exported and were not filled with sarin

Igor Konashenkov

© Sergey Bobylev/press service of the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation/TASS

MOSCOW, 2 may. /TASS/. Soviet ammunition KHAB-250 was never exported outside the USSR and was never filled with sarin, said the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov.

He commented on the report of the human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW), which said that the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Khan shaykhun was discovered in the debris of the Soviet bombs KHAB-250. The authors of the report suggest that the Syrian air force dropped on Khan shaykhun KHAB-250 with sarin.