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Seizes chemical weapons facility

19 Jun, 2014

ISIS_chemical_weapons_facility ISIS seizes control of a Saddam Hussein-era chemical weapons manufacturing facility. U.S. officials don’t believe the militants will be able to create a functional weapon at the facility but say that its occupation remains a concern. A State Department spokeserson says:

We do not believe that the complex contains CW materials of military value and it would be very difficult, if not impossible, to safely move the materials