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Al Nusra Front plans to carry out a false chemical attack in Syria and blame Russia

Summary of Disinformation

Syrian terrorist group Al Nusra Front is preparing a false-flag attack in Saraqib, Idlib province, to accuse the Russian Air Force of using chemical weapons against civilians, according to the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Fighting Parts, which affirms that bomb shrapnel is being planted there from other regions of Syria.

Sputnik Spanish, Sputnik Spanish, RT Website Spanish
Sputnik Spanish, Sputnik Spanish, RT Website Spanish

No evidence is provided to support this claim. Alleged false-flag chemical attacks are a recurrent narrative in Russian disinformation.

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Reported in: Issue 150
Date: 17.05.2019
Language: Spanish, Castilian
Country: Syria
Keywords: false flag, Chemical weapons/attack, Syrian War
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Sputnik Spanish, RT Spanish
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