UN Syria visit 'streamed on the internet'

UN weapons teams are inside Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus, meeting local people and gathering evidence of a possible chemical weapons attack.

The livestream video shows UN inspectors inside a hospital. Credit: USTREAM

Pictures of the what appears to be the inspection are being streamed live on the internet by a filmmaker called Moahmaih Alsham.

You can watch clips from the visit, as it happens here.

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