Syrian army is preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels Israel military intelligence 1503134
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|Friday, March 15, 2013, 10:28 AM|
|Syrian army is preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels said Israel military intelligence.|
Israel's military intelligence chief, Maj. Gen. Aviv Kochavi, said Thursday, March 14, 2013, that Syrian President Bashar Assad is preparing for the potential use of chemical weapons. Speaking at a policy and security conference, Kochavi noted that the Syrian military has to date fired some 70 Scud and M-600 missiles, which carried conventional warheads filled with explosives, at populated areas across the country.
Syrian armed forces Scud-B SS-1C short range ballistic missile
The intelligence chief claimed that Iran and Hezbollah have increased their assistance to Assad, each dispatching 50,000 fighters to bolster Syrian military's operations over the past six months.