Tamil Diplomat

Syria war: ‘Chlorine’ attack video moves UN to tears

Members of the UN Security Council were moved to tears after they were shown a video of an apparent chlorine gas attack in north-west Syria last month.The footage shows the unsuccessful attempts of doctors to revive three children all aged under four.US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power described the meeting as “very emotional” and said those responsible will be held accountable.

The Syrian government denies it was responsible for the attack in Idlib.Syrian doctors, confirming what activists reported after the attack on 16 March, told the UN Security Council that helicopters were heard flying above the village of Sarmin.