He lost 25 members of his family: his wife, his nine month old twins: pictures of Syrian shopkeeper Abdul-Hamid Alyoussef carrying their bodies have been shared around the world – a symbol of the horror of the suspected chemical attack in Idlib.
Today he talked of “criminal planes” which dropped poison from the skies: so far at least 86 people have died, and hundreds injured. And in the United States – growing rumours that President Trump is now considering a military response. Our International Editor Lindsey Hilsum reports. A warning – her report contains upsetting scenes from the very beginning.