[ltr]US officials warn against the use of chemical weapons Daesh in the battle of Mosul[/ltr][ltr]
Washington -arac Press October -19: US officials said the United States expects to organize Daesh chemical weapons primitive uses as he tried to repelthe Iraqi forces attack in the northern city ofMosul, but they confirmed that the technical organization 's ability to develop such weapons isvery limited, according to Reuters .
One official said that the US forces began systematically collecting fragments of missiles to be tested for the possible presence of chemical substances due to the use of mustard gas Daesh inthe months leading up to the Mosul attack , which began on Monday.
A second official said US forces confirmed the presence of mustard gas munitions fragments of Daesh on the fifth of October through this incident has not been disclosed previously.
The official said on condition of anonymity , "because of the behavior of Daesh deplorable and blatant disregard for international standards and norms that fact is not surprising."
US officials do not believe that the Daesh successful so far in the development of chemical weapons have fatal effects , in particular, this means that conventional weapons still pose the most serious threat to the progress of the Iraqi forces and on any foreign consultants approaching enough.
And mustard gas can cause ulcers on the exposed skin and lungs. But few doses are not lethal.
In Iraq, there was about five thousand American troops, officials said that more than 100 of whom are involved with the Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga in Mosul attack as providing advice to the leaders and helping to ensure that the air force of thealliance hitting the right targets. But they added that these forces are not on the front lines Alomamah.anthy (1)