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Red Cross says seven treated for exposure to toxic agents near Mosul

BAGHDAD, March 3 (Reuters) Five children and two women are receiving treatment for exposure to chemical agents near the Iraqi city of Mosul, where Islamic State is fighting off an offensive by US-backed Iraqi forces, the International Committee of the Red Cross said today.
The ICRC "condemns in the strongest possible terms the use of chemical weapons during fighting around the Iraqi city of Mosul", it said in a statement.
ICRC medical teams "are offering full support to the local medical teams" treating the seven patients admitted over the past two days to Rozhawa hospital, near Mosul, it said.
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