U.S. forces in Iraq capture ISIS chemical weapons expert

March 10, 2016 12:28 AM

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WASHINGTON, D.C.-- CBS News learned Wednesday that U.S. Special Operation forces in northern Iraq have captured an ISIS commander who was developing chemical weapons. Among them -- mustard gas -- first used by Germany in World War I.

Mustard gas is not lethal in most cases, but can cause severe burns to the eyes, skin and lungs. And so it is banned by the civilized world.

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