Islamic State chemical weapons’ for UN Security Council agenda

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has approved a suggestion from German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier that the Security Council debates whether Islamic State militants have used chemical weapons, a German government source said on Friday.

Islamic State militants have used chemical weapons, a German government source said.

Islamic State militants have used chemical weapons, a German government source said.

No proof has been found that the terrorist organisation has used the weapons.

But witnesses from the Syrian city of Kobane on Turkey’s border – a battlefield between IS militants and Kurdish militia – have reported numerous cases of civilians suffering from suffocation and with symptoms believed caused by toxic gas.