Sarin used in April Syria attack, chemical weapons watchdog confirms

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Report into attack on Khan Sheikhun says it is likely nerve agent spread from hole in road where projectile hit

The nerve agent sarin was used in an attack in April on the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun and was likely to have spread from a crater in a road where a projectile had hit, the global chemical weapons watchdog has confirmed.

A report by the Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) also found that hexamine – a known component of the Syrian regime’s stockpiles – was contained in samples taken from the scene and from the blood and urine of victims.

Related: What do we know about regime’s use of chemical weapons in Syria?

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