Thursday, 18 June 2015

Witnesses of Assad's Chlorine Warfare in Syria Issue Emotional Plea for Help From Congress

PHOTO: Victims who it says were treated following a SAMS-reported chlorine attack by the Syrian government on the town of Al Kastan on June 7, 2015, are seen in these photos. ABC News cannot independently confirm the authenticity of these photos.

 'Dr. Annie Sparrow, a pediatrician and health activist who has worked on the Syrian border since 2012, told the committee the Assad regime has only targeted civilian populations with improvised barrel bombs and chlorine gas attacks.

 “I'm a doctor, and I'm very familiar with death. But I have never seen a more obscene way to kill children. I've never watched so many suffer in such an obscene manner,” Sparrow said. “Our preoccupation with ISIS is distracting us from these systematic assaults on civilian homes and neighborhoods and hospitals and schools.” '

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