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.

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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'.