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Syria war: UN witnesses first ever emotional meeting

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London, April 17: Members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) had an emotional meeting after watching a video of chlorine gas attack in Syria, media reported on Friday.

They were disturbed and had an emotional meeting after they were shown a video of an apparent chlorine gas attack in north-west Syria last month, BBC reported.

UN faces emotional meeting on Syria

The video contains footage of doctors trying their best to save three minor kids all aged below four.

"The meeting was very emotional," said US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power.

"Those responsible will be held accountable," he said.

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The Syrian government denies it was responsible for the chlorine gas attack attack in Idlib.

Syrian doctors, confirming what activists reported after the attack on 16 March, told the UN Security Council that helicopters were heard flying above the village of Sarmin.

There was then a thud and an overpowering smell of bleach before dozens of people began arriving at the local hospital with breathing difficulties.

The US and other council members have long blamed the government of Bashar al-Assad of carrying out chemical weapons attacks.

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