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Damaged trucks are pictured after an airstrike on a truck parking lot in the rebel-held town of Atareb in Aleppo province, Syria August 3, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah


MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian military informed the United States that rebels in the Syrian city of Aleppo launched an attack using toxic substances at 19:05 on Aug. 2, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday, citing a Russian general.

As a result of the attack, seven people died and more than 20 people were sent to hospital, Interfax reported.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning, editing by Larry King)


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