Shocking! Islamic State seeking to produce chemical weapons, say US Intel officials

A move that may pose biggest threat to the entire world, Islamic State group has branch seeking to produce chemical weapons.

By Tarun Khanna | Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015, 21:16 PM IST
Shocking! Islamic State seeking to produce chemical weapons, say US Intel officials

Washington: As Islamic State goes on rampage around the world, US Intel officials in Iraq have observed that the dreaded militant organisation may produce chemical weapons in future.

A move that may pose biggest threat to the entire world, Islamic State group has branch seeking to produce chemical weapons, Associate Press quoted US Intel officials as saying.

Also Read: France faces risk of chemical, biological attack, warns PM Valls

Today, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls had issued a statement warning France of possible risk of chemical or bacterial warfare.

"We must not rule anything out. I say it with all the precautions needed. But we know and bear in mind that there is also a risk of chemical or bacteriological weapons," Valls told Parliament.

"The macabre imagination of the masterminds is limitless," he further added.Islamic State has recently carried out dastardly terror attacks in France capital Paris. Around 129 people were killed in the massacre.