July 18, 2015

ISIS Has Fired Chemical Mortar Shells, Evidence Indicates

The Islamic State appears to have manufactured rudimentary chemical warfare shells and attacked Kurdish positions in Iraq and Syria with them as many as three times in recent weeks, according to field investigators, Kurdish officials and a Western ordnance disposal technician who examined the incidents and recovered one of the shells.

The development, which the investigators said involved toxic... Read more.

NY Times

Related,
Islamic State used chemical weapons against peshmerga, Kurds say - Guardian
Syrian rebels used Sarin nerve gas, not Assad’s regime: U.N. official -Washington Times

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