Syrian regime dropped sarin on rebel-held town in April, UN confirms

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Report says government forces have used chemical weapons 27 times, including attack on Khan Sheikhun that killed more than 80 civilians

Syrian forces have used chemical weapons more than two-dozen times during the country’s civil war, including in the deadly attack that led to US airstrikes, UN war crimes investigators said on Wednesday.

In the most conclusive findings to date from investigations into chemical weapons attacks during the conflict, the UN commission of inquiry on Syria said a government warplane dropped sarin on Khan Sheikhun in April, killing more than 80 civilians.

Related: ‘The dead were wherever you looked’: inside Syrian town after chemical attack

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