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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.
Last December, the UN mission which was tasked with investigating the allegations on the use of chemical weapons in Syria confirmed what the Syrian government said and its letters to the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General on the use of sarin gas by the armed terrorist groups in Khan al-Assal and in some areas in Damascus countryside.
Patel, completed a pilot study demonstrating that AEOL 10150 provides neuroprotection, decreases oxidative stress, and significantly improves survival in rats exposed to pilocarpine -- a surrogate for the nerve agents soman and sarin gas.
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.
In conspiracy with Asahara and AUM members, Takahashi was allegedly involved in the killing of 12 of the 13 and the injuring of some 5,500 people in the sarin gas attack.
According to the informant, the bombers were instructed to get jobs as stewards, and then spray poisonous Sarin gas inside the changing rooms.
Asahara was also convicted of masterminding a sarin gas attack in June 1994 in the central Japan city of Matsumoto, the murder of anti-Aum lawyer Tsutsumi Sakamoto and his family,and the killings of wayward followers and people helping members leave the cult.
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.
The 12thperson sentenced to hang for the attack,he was also convicted of masterminding a separate sarin gas attack in June 1994, the murder of an anti-cult lawyer and his family and killings of wayward followers.
The dogs have been trained to detect various "signature odours" associated with a range of deadly chemicals, including sarin gas, nerve gas and cyanide, that might be hidden in containers or other objects that terrorists try to smuggle past customs.
Kirk says he's taken firefighting-related classes on the dangers of such poisons as sarin gas, and if there's evidence that such gases exist in Syria or other Middle East countries, "we should go in and find it.