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Russian Military Finds Precursor to Chemical Weapons in Terrorists' Lab in Douma

© Sputnik / Mikhail Voskresensky / Go to the mediabankMilitants' chemical weapons lab in Douma
Militants' chemical weapons lab in Douma - Sputnik International
Russian servicemen have found another evidence of manufacturing of military poisonous substances by Jaish al-Islam terrorists in the Syrian town of Douma, where on April 7 a false-flag attack took place, serving as a pretext for the US and allies to blame the government and strike the country.

"During the examination of the chemical laboratory a lot of hexamin was discovered, which is yet more proof that militants had been producing chemical weapons," a specialist of Russia's radiological, chemical and biological defense corps, Alexander Rodionov, told journalists on April 20.

He explained that the substance is used for making explosives, as well as sarin-type nerve agents.

On April 17, Russian servicemen found a laboratory in Douma which could have been used by terrorists to manufacture chemical weapons. A former member of the UN’s biological commission told Sputnik that it was "highly likely" that the lab's equipment was made in Germany or the UK.

Chemical laboratory of militants for the manufacture of poisonous substances and explosives in the basement of one of the houses in the liberated suburb of Damascus. - Sputnik International
Chemical Laboratory Warehouse of Militants Discovered in Douma
The Russian Defense Ministry has reported that militants left Douma on April 13 — over 21,00 of them and their family members moved out of the town via humanitarian corridors. The following day OPCW experts were scheduled to enter Douma to investigate an an incident that occurred on April 7 — which Western countries consider a government-conducted chemical attack based on social media "evidence" and the notorious White Helmets' "accounts" — but on that day the United States, Britain and France launched a powerful missile attack on Syria.

Russia and Syria have maintained that the incident was a false flag attack, a provocation serving to justify aggression against the sovereign state, and have called for an investigation. At the same time, the claims of the "attack" were disproved by a boy whom the White Helmets presented as a victim, his father, a hospital's staff and Russian specialists who established that there was no trace of poisoning in the area.

A month before the Douma false flag attack and the ensuing strike, the Russian General Staff had warned about such a development.

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