ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Syrian army soldiers are seen deployed in the Jobar neighbourhood of Damascus on August 24, 2013. AFP Photo
state-run Anadolu Agency has reportedly obtained detailed information about
Aug. 21 chemical attacks in Syria that killed hundreds, including the list of
army forces that took part in the attacks.
chemical attacks was allegedly conducted by Syrian regime forces simultaneously
from two centers on Aug. 21 at around 2.45 a.m. and targeted residential areas and some zones
between Duma-Harasta and Zamalka in East and West Ghouta.
155th Missile Brigade, including the 51st, 52nd, 577th, 578th, 579th and 1097th
missile troops, as well as a technical support team, were allegedly involved in
the attacks, the agency said.
15 to 20 missiles with chemical warheads were fired by the 155th Missile
Brigade in Kufeyte and forces from the 4th Armored Division on Qasyoun
and/or M600 missiles were fired from Kufeyte, while rockets with a
15-to-70-kilometer range were fired from Qasyoun.
did not explain where it obtained the information from. Many countries,
including Turkey, have blamed the Syrian government for the attack, but there
has not yet been any definitive evidence showing which side was responsible for
the deadly raid.