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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Syrian army soldiers are seen deployed in the Jobar neighbourhood of Damascus on August 24, 2013. AFP Photo
Turkey'sstate-run Anadolu Agency has reportedly obtained detailed information aboutAug. 21 chemical attacks in Syria that killed hundreds, including the list ofarmy forces that took part in the attacks.
Thechemical attacks was allegedly conducted by Syrian regime forces simultaneouslyfrom two centers on Aug. 21 at around 2.45 a.m. and targeted residential areas and some zonesbetween Duma-Harasta and Zamalka in East and West Ghouta.
The155th Missile Brigade, including the 51st, 52nd, 577th, 578th, 579th and 1097thmissile troops, as well as a technical support team, were allegedly involved inthe attacks, the agency said.
Some15 to 20 missiles with chemical warheads were fired by the 155th MissileBrigade in Kufeyte and forces from the 4th Armored Division on QasyounMountain.
FROG-7/Lunaand/or M600 missiles were fired from Kufeyte, while rockets with a15-to-70-kilometer range were fired from Qasyoun.
Anadoludid not explain where it obtained the information from. Many countries,including Turkey, have blamed the Syrian government for the attack, but therehas not yet been any definitive evidence showing which side was responsible forthe deadly raid.
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