The Islamic State's Chemical Legacy

Andy Oppenheimer | 12/12/2018

ISIS left behind improvised explosive devices and dangerous chemicals  in houses and other buildings as they withdrew in the face of coalition  operations. Here, explosives technicians from the Raqqah Internal Security Force remove toxic chemicals found by a family returning to their home in Raqqah, Syria, in August 2018. The U.S.-led coalition has been training the local force to deal with hazardous chemicals and bombs left by the group. Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have become...
 

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