Exclusive: Chemical arms body to investigate allegations of Syrian chlorine gas attack

March 26, 2015 11:44 AM

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THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The global chemical weapons watchdog will investigate allegations of chlorine gas attacks in Syrian villages that killed six and wounded dozens this month, a source told Reuters on Thursday.

The source at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), who spoke on condition of anonymity, said a fact-finding mission will examine reports of several barrel bombs in the northwestern Idlib region.

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