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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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UN experts in Syria to visit site of 'gas attack'

UN weapons experts are due to inspect a site where reportedly poison gas killed hundreds of people in Damascus suburbs, amid calls from the West for action.

Syria agreed on Sunday to allow the inspectors to visit the site. Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the evidence to prove the Assad regime carried out a chemical attack on Syrian civilians may have been destroyed in the days since.

U.N. vehicles transporting a team of United Nations chemical weapons experts. Credit: Reuters

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