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VIDEO: Syrian father mourns baby twins killed in chemical attack

Abdulhamid al-Youssef lost 25 members of his family in the chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhun
Abdulhamid al-Youssef carryies his twin children who were killed in the gas attack

The chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhun in northwestern Syria on 4 April left at least 70 people dead. 

One Syrian father, Abdulhamid al-Youssef, lost his entire family of 25, including his nine-month-old twins, in the attack. The following video contains scenes that some users may find disturbing.

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