This image made from an AP video posted on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013 shows a volunteer adjusting a students gas mask and protective suit during a session on reacting to a chemical weapons attack, in Aleppo, Syria. (AP Photo via AP video)
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As Syria marks five full years of civil war this month, a new report claims that chemical weapons have been used at least 161 times through the end of 2015 and caused 1,491 deaths. It says such attacks are increasing, with a high of at least 69 attacks last year, and 14,581 people have been injured in all.The new report notes at least 60 deaths from chlorine attacks.The report also says 77 percent of the chemical weapons attacks it documented occurred after the Security Council's order in 2013, and 36 percent occurred after the council condemned the use of chlorine last year.
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