Pentagon: Daesh use of non-lethal chemical and provided 40,000 masks to Iraqi forces[/ltr]
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A spokesman for the US Defense Department said the Pentagon, that the use of the organization Daesh to toxic gases for the manufacture of chemical weapons in Iraq are primitive manner and does not lead to death.
According to Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, on Monday, that "Daesh ability to transform into a weapon mustard gas rudimentary ability, and usually use regulation powder chemically with oil which leaves a function effects on oil."
"I do not have it usually lethal concentration, it's sexy for the nerves more than anything else, but again is not something we consider important in military terms," pointing out that the gas from the mustard gas used in the First World War was far more lethal. "
Davis continued, that "although the Daesh not mastered the ability to convert chemical weapons to the US and Iraqi forces to remain prepared for a chemical attack."
"I realize that this is real, they determined it, we would like to use chemical weapons against us, against the Iraqis while they move forward, make every effort to make sure our readiness for that."
He said that "deployed in the region of US troops got training gear caffeine to defend against chemical attacks and is working to ensure that the Iraqis are ready and well equipped, too."
He pointed out that "the United States has provided more than 50 thousand a protective gas to Iraq mask goes about 40 thousand of them Iraqi security forces," pointing out that "the militants organize Daesh determined, on the use of chemical weapons and Saejrebunha probably with the progress of the Iraqi forces toward Mosul, a week after from the fall of the rocket carrying what may be a component of chemical near US troops.
The rocket landed, which was launched on Tuesday in an uninhabited area of the population in the west of Qayyarah base just a few hundred meters from the place where US forces are working to set up an airstrip for the attack to restore Iraqi city of Mosul. No one was hurt in the attack.
A Pentagon spokesman said the result of the first test, which was carried out on the shell was positive regarding the use of mustard gas, but subsequent tests were not decisive and the shell is subject to further tests.
He said Davis "fully aware that this is something already Daesh done, I've done a few times and we know their release places temporary munitions filled with mustard gas this for at least 24 times."
An air strike destroyed a military coalition led by the United States factories for chemical weapons Daesh last Friday near Qayyarah, the second attack against a facility for chemical weapons this month.