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U.N. Watchdog: Syrian Government Responsible For April Sarin Gas Attack

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed in June that the agent used in the attack was sarin. On Thursday, the OPCW said it was sure that the Syrian regime carried it out.
United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura is seen on a video screen as he listens to a Security council meeting on Syria at U.N. headquarters in June about the possible use of sarin gas in an attack that killed more than 90 people. / Mary Altaffer / Shutterstock.com

A U.N. watchdog agency is blaming the Syrian government for a sarin gas attack on a rebel-held area of the country that killed more than 90 people in

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