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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 to 'register strong complaint' after sniper attack

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has said that the UN will "register a strong complaint" after members of a weapons inspection team came under sniper fire in the Syrian capital Damascus. A statement said:

I have instructed [Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament] Angela Kane to register a strong complaint to the Syrian Government and authorities of opposition forces so that this will never happen and the safety and security of the investigation teams will be secured from tomorrow.

– un secretary general ban ki-moon

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