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Israelis nervous about Syria chemical arms

Demand for gas masks surges as Israelis fear Syrian regime could use chemical weapons against their country.

Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 17:46
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Demand for gas masks has soared in Israel after an alleged chemical attack in neighbouring Syria last week.

Meanwhile, an Israeli security delegation is believed to have provided evidence to the US government that the Syrian regime was behind the suspected attack.

Al Jazeera's Sue Turton reports from Jerusalem.

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