UN weapons inspectors visited two hospitals

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said he has received an update from the official leading a team of inspectors looking into allegations of a chemical attack in Damascus.

He said they had visited two hospitals where they interviewed witnesses, survivors and doctors, as well as collecting some samples.


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'.