Lab Report: Deadly VX-chemical nerve agent used to murder Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur Airport

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have identified the type of chemical used in the murder of Kim Jong-nam as the highly toxic VX-nerve agent.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the Centre for Chemical Weapons Analysis at the Chemistry Department carried out preliminary tests to identify the type of chemical used in the murder.

“The centre did dry swabs on the eyes and face of the victim

“The chemical substance on the exhibits has been identified as VX-Nerve-Agent,” Khalid said in a statement on Friday.

He added that VX is classified as a chemical weapon under the Schedule 1 of the Chemical Weapons Convention Act 2005 and Chemical Weapons Convention Act 1997 READ ENTIRE ARTICLE:  http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/02/24/kim-jong-nam-nvx-nerve-agent-chemical-used-in-murder/

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