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Syrian snipers shoot at convoy

The United Nations chemical weapons team in Damascus have been shot at by Syrian snipers, a UN spokesperson said. The experts have reportedly returned to their hotel after inspecting the site of an alleged 'gas attack'.

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At least two bombs hit Damascus near UN experts' hotel

At least two bombs struck Damascus near the area where a team of United Nations inspectors are staying as they investigate alleged chemical weapons attacks, Reuters reports.

One of the mortars fell near the Four Seasons hotel, where the experts are staying.

Syrian state television said the bombs were made locally and fired by "terrorists".

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