Syrian state television claims 'terrorists' fired at experts

The convoy left a hotel in Damascus this morning to travel to the alleged sites of a 'gas attack'. Credit: REUTERS/Khaled al-Hariri

The Syrian government has claimed that "terrorists" fired at UN chemical weapons inspectors near Damascus, Reuters reports citing state television.


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'.