World must be 'concerned over any chemical threat'

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has pledged to find "the truth" of the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria as his team is to visit the Damascus suburbs today. Speaking to a press conference, Mr Moon said that it was "clearly a major and terrible incident".

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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'.