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Three US soldiers in Latvia were hospitalized due to mustard gas poisoning.

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Three US soldiers in Latvia were hospitalized due to mustard gas poisoning.


The link to the disinformation article has been removed bit.ly/2pqMQ32,
Disproof

No evidence given. The BNS article (with the title "Echoes of Syria in Latvia") was a result of their website being hacked. The claims concerning mustard gas have been highlighted among others by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia as disinformation with the aim to undermine public trust in NATO and troops of allied forces bit.ly/2p3IpIR, .

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Reported in: Issue 68
Date: 12.04.2017
Language: English
Country: Latvia, US
Keywords: Chemical weapons/attack
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: BNS Lithuania (the website was hacked)
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