UN Inspectors Reach Victims Of Apparent Gas Attack Despite Sniper Fire

AP

United Nations chemical weapons inspectors in Syria reached the Damascus suburb where an alleged chemical gas attack killed 100 last week after an official vehicle was struck by sniper fire earlier Monday, Reuters reported.

The inspector team took samples from victims in suburban Mouadamiya, according to Reuters.

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