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The military chief and several top commanders of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front have been reported killed in northwestern Syria, where the jihadist militia has made major gains in recent months. The UN Security Council, meanwhile, adopted a US-drafted resolution condemning the use of chlorine in Syria and threatening measures if chemicals are used in attacks again. Syrian state media, a monitoring group and a local activist all reported that Nusra's Abu Hammam al-Shami had been killed, but provided contradictory information on the circumstances. Official Nusra sources did not announce the death of the jihadist, a Syrian believed to have fought with Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.