Israeli Gas Mask Distribution Ramps Up Amid Syria Escalation, Suspected Chemical Weapons Use | TheTower.org

Israeli Gas Mask Distribution Ramps Up Amid Syria Escalation, Suspected Chemical Weapons Use | TheTower.org

Israelis are rushing to equip themselves and their families with gas masks, amid an escalation in the Syrian crisis and the widely suspected use of chemical weapons by the Bashar al-Assad regime.

Syria has one of the world’s largest chemical-weapons arsenals, containing roughly 1,000 tons of nerve agents.

The Israel Postal Company, which provides the masks through a call-in service, has registered a fourfold rise in gas masks requests nationwide.

via Israeli Gas Mask Distribution Ramps Up Amid Syria Escalation, Suspected Chemical Weapons Use | TheTower.org.

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