New movement of Syria’s chemical weapons seen, official says
Volunteers wear gas masks during a class on how to respond to a chemical attack, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 15, 2013. For two months, Mohammad Zayed, an Aleppo University student, has been training a group of 26 civilians in the hope they can respond to a chemical attack.
September 20th, 2013
03:22 PM ET

New movement of Syria’s chemical weapons seen, official says

By Barbara Starr

Syria continues to move its chemical weapons after making a public declaration that they exist.

A U.S. official with access to the latest intelligence tells CNN that Bashar al-Assad’s regime “is actively moving its stockpiles in the last 24 hours.”

The official says the latest intelligence information shows there is movement at additional sites beyond what the United States had observed in the past two weeks.

“It’s continuous but still unclear what they are really doing,” the official said.
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