Horror of chemical weapons:

Tehran (IP) - On June 28, 1987, the 7th year of the Iraqi Baath regime's war on Iran, Iraqi fighter jets, in two separate chemical attacks dropped mustard gas bombs on Sardasht, West Azerbaijan, in two separate bombings and at on four residential areas. More than 119 civilians were killed and 8000 civilians were injured in the bombing according to an estimate at the time.

Iran PressIran news: More than 5,000 civilians (25 percent of that year's population in Sardasht) are still suffering from severe illnesses from the attacks.

The Iraqi Baathist regime frequently used chemical weapons against Iranian civilians and soldiers amid a war that lasted for 8 years.


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