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UN: Sarin used in Syria attack

The United Nations Secretary General has said there is "overwhelming and indisputable" evidence that chemical weapons, including sarin, were used in an attack on a rebel-held district in the capital Damascus.

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Ban Ki-Moon: Report makes for 'chilling' reading

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said that the report to the Security Council on the chemical weapons attack in Syria made for "chilling" reading.

Ban Ki-moon. Credit: ITV News

He said: "The report makes for chilling reading. The team gathered testimony from survivors, medical personnel and first responders. They collected biomedical evidence and dozens of soil and environmental samples.

"The results are overwhelming and indisputable."

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