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New report pins chemical attack on Assad

Intelligence agencies are convinced beyond reasonable doubt that Syrian president's regime carried out chemical attack.

Last Modified: 06 Sep 2013 06:55
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Western intelligence agencies say they are convinced beyond reasonable doubt that President Bashar al-Assad's government carried out the worst chemical weapons attack for decades.

A new report on the gas attack in Syria last month says the amount of toxic material used was bigger than first thought.

Researchers in the US say a study of photos from the incident seem to show rockets carried fifty times more nerve agent.

Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Massachusetts.

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