chemical warfare

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warfare using chemical agents to kill or injure or incapacitate the enemy

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The man wrongly suspected of a 1994 nerve gas attack in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, attended a meeting of the prefecture's Public Safety Commission as a member for the first time on Friday.
In the gas attack, 12 people were killed and thousands injured.
For example, New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority completed a security review of its system after the gas attack in Tokyo.
"From what I can tell, they have been planning a fake attack, not a genuine one, but one where they actually move people out of a town and they have trained people to portray victims of a gas attack," he said, adding, "And the plan is to use the White Helmets who have always been involved in these notorious deceptions, to portray an attack."
Tokyo [Japan], July 06 ( ANI ): Shoko Asahara, the leader of the doomsday cult which carried out a fatal nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway in March 1995, has been executed, Japanese officials confirmed on Friday.
More than 100 individuals were treated at hospitals after a suspected poison gas attack launched by rebels at the northern city of Aleppo last Nov.
In the meantime, sources close to the militant groups said the recent gas attack on Aleppo by Tahrir Al-Sham Hayat indicates that Turkey cannot at all control the terrorist group.
The rebels, who have denied carrying out any poison gas attacks, accused the government of trying to undermine a truce reached by Russia and Turkey in September during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi.
About 94 people, including dozens of children, suffered from asphyxiation in the aftermath of the toxic gas attack in Aleppo city, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
He was involved in the murder of a lawyer and his family, including a baby, and that of a fellow cult member Masato Yokoyama, who was involved in the sarin gas attack in Tokyo.
Japan executed six more members of the doomsday cult group Aum Shinrikyo on Thursday that perpetrated the deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995.
THE former leader of a doomsday cult who killed 13 people in a sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995 has been executed.
TOKYO, July 6 (KUNA) -- Japan executed Shoko Asahara, the founder of the doomsday cult AUM Shinrikyo, which carried out a deadly gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995, on Friday.
were under a gas attack where their two-year-old died in front of them.