Russia says informed US of toxic substance attack by rebels in Syria's Aleppo

The Russian military informed the United States that rebels in the Syrian city of Aleppo launched an attack using toxic substances at 19:05 on August 02, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Russian general.

Reuters| Updated: Aug 03, 2016, 23:49 PM IST

Moscow: The Russian military informed the United States that rebels in the Syrian city of Aleppo launched an attack using toxic substances at 19:05 on August 02, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Russian general.

As a result of the attack, seven people died and more than 20 people were sent to a hospital, Interfax reported.