Concerns Syria Might Use Chemical Weapons
- Duration 1:58
- Date Sep 19, 2012
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What do we know about this report -- Well bill first of all eight defected Syrian general told the times of London that the regime would deploy chemical weapons as a last resort and now we're hearing from that German weekly der Spiegel.
That the Syrians -- to delivery systems for chemical weapons less than a month ago.
The reports suggest that the Syrians.
Took these chemical weapons test about a win within the last Muppet show at a chemical weapons research center and also fear east of a left -- They say that tanks and aircraft fired several empty shelves capable of delivering poison gas with the help of -- -- officers who were flown in for the testing.
Here is a row -- -- neighbors Syria concern over chemical weapons or president to double request for gas masks in the past few months.
The Syrian general who defected says the Syrian president Bashar Assad.
Had plans to transfer chemical weapons to Hezbollah presumably.
For some sort of attack against Israelis -- so troubling news.
In the meantime -- that war continues there it's been overshadowed by the events throughout the Arab world.
What about the violence today where does that stand in that battle.
Well in fact bill the last month has been the bloodiest in that one and a half -- revolt in Syria rebels are making gains but they are paying.
A very heavy price for that in fact just today the rebels took yet another border crossing point along the Syria Turkish border to the north.
They were firing on a couple of building there they took control and brought them this year.
And take -- -- crossing a -- would make it easier to move in arms supplies and reinforcements but.
The Syrian army and its fighter jets have been pounding rebel positions destroying ammunition warehouses.
Shelling populated areas according to local reports with some saying at least 61 people.
The government says it is killing terrorists.
But the rebels on the ground though say that many of the victims include innocent civilians now.