22 pro-Ankara Syrian rebels wounded in ISIS chemical attack, says Turkey army

22 opposition members were observed to have been exposed in their eyes and bodies to chemical gas.

PTI| Last Updated: Nov 27, 2016, 15:10 PM IST
22 pro-Ankara Syrian rebels wounded in ISIS chemical attack, says Turkey army

Istanbul: Twenty-two pro-Ankara Syrian rebels were hit by a chemical gas attack from Islamic State (IS) jihadists in northern Syria, the Turkish army said on Sunday.

"After a rocket was fired by Daesh (IS), 22 opposition members were observed to have been exposed in their eyes and bodies to chemical gas," the general staff said in a statement, quoted by the state-run Anadolu news agency.