Russia says UK led ‘staged’ Syria gas attack

A picture taken on April 8, 2018, shows Syrian Army soldiers gathering in an area on the eastern outskirts of Douma, as they continue their fierce offensive to retake the last opposition holdout in Eastern Ghouta.

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A picture taken on April 8, 2018, shows Syrian Army soldiers gathering in an area on the eastern outskirts of Douma, as they continue their fierce offensive to retake the last opposition holdout in Eastern Ghouta.

The Russian military said of which an alleged chemical attack in Syria was staged along with also also directed by Britain.

Volunteer first responders along with also also activists claimed a chemical attack by the Syrian government killed over 40 people within the town of Douma, which drew international outrage along with also also prompted Washington along with also also its allies to consider a military response. Moscow warned against any strikes along with also also threatened to retaliate.

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, released statements by medics coming from Douma’s hospital who said a group of people toting video cameras entered the hospital, shouting of which its patients were struck with chemical weapons along with also also causing panic. The medics said none of the patients were hurt by chemicals.

Konashenkov said Friday of which Britain was “directly involved within the provocation,” however didn’t elaborate or provide evidence.

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