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Monday, August 26, 2013

U.N. Syria Team Says Vehicle Shot At By Snipers

A U.N. team scheduled to investigate an alleged chemical attack leaves its hotel in a convoy, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. (AP)

A U.N. team scheduled to investigate an alleged chemical attack leaves its hotel in a convoy, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. (AP)

A U.N. spokesman says a vehicle belonging to a team investigating the Syrian regime’s alleged use of chemical weapons has been “deliberately shot at multiple times” by unidentified snipers in Damascus.

A spokesman for U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says today’s shooting occurred in the buffer zone area between rebel- and government-controlled territory.

He says the team will return to the area after replacing the vehicle.

The team plans to visit the site in the suburbs of Damascus where an alleged chemical weapon attack occurred last week, reportedly killing hundreds.

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  • Rafid Jaboori, reporter for the BBC.

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    Help the children of Syria, the Assad regime has no limit, they do not care if they massacred the whole Syrian people to stay in power, they do not care about the international community, the US or the west in general, they act as a gang not as a government, Hitler refused to use chemical weapons on his enemy, but this monster used it on his own people.

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