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Sarin

A liquid that may be used as a chemical weapon. Stockpiling sarin is illegal under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
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On December 14, Turkish CHP party member Eren Erdem said in an interview with the broadcaster RT that chemical weapon materials for the production of sarin gas were delivered to ISIL terrorist group in Syria via Turkey in 2013.
The EU revoked them after Assad's regime killed almost 1500 civilians in a sarin gas attack in August.
report has confirmed sarin gas was used on August 21 attack outside Damascus in which hundreds were killed.
Sarin gas can penetrate an individual's body through the skin or the airways.
Sarin gas, which cripples the nervous system, was first produced by Nazi scientists in the 1930s and used in two attacks by a Japanese cult in the 1990s.
Japanese prosecutors on Friday filed murder and attempted murder charges against Katsuya Takahashi, the last member of the AUM Shinrikyo cult arrested over the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system.
Summary: Katsuya Takahashi, the last suspect implicated in the 1995 Tokyo Sarin gas attacks has been arrested south of the city.
They intended to release deadly Sarin gas in the changing rooms at the Warwickshire county cricket ground in the worst sports atrocity since the killing of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics.
Asahara,founder of the Aum Shinrikyo cult, was also convicted of ordering his followers to produce and stockpile arsenals of conventional and chemical weapons,including the sarin gas used in the subway attack.
Asahara was also accused of masterminding a sarin gas attack in June 1994 in the central Japanese city of Matsumoto, the murder of anti-Aum lawyer Tsutsumi Sakamoto and his family, and the killings of wayward followers and people who were helping members to leave the cult.