WARNING -- GRAPHIC IMAGES: Syria poison gas attack

At least 40 people are reported dead in Syria -- including women and children -- after a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital on April 8, 2018, as the State Department said the reports, if confirmed, would demand "an immediate response."

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    Smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, April. 7

    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
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    A child receives oxygen through respirators following a suspected poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria

    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
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    A rescue worker carrying a child following an alleged chemical weapons attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria.

    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
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    Victims of an alleged chemical weapons attack collapsed on the floor of a building in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria.

    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
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    Victims of an alleged chemical weapons attack collapsed on the floor of a building in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria

    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
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    Medical workers treat toddlers following a suspected poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma.

    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
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    A medical worker giving toddlers oxygen through respirators following a poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma.

    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
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