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Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Fears of chemical arms use against IS-held area in Syria

THE HAGUE: A global watchdog raised fears Tuesday that chemical weapons may have been used in air strikes by Syrian regime loyalists near Palmyra, in an area controlled by the Islamic State group. "The allegations regarding the use of chemical weapons in the area of (Oqayrabat), in the Hama governorate in Syria, reported by the media recently are of serious concern," the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said in a statement. At least 53 civilians, including 16 children, were killed Monday in…