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UN chemical weapons team reaches inspection site in Syria after its convoy was hit with sniper fire

A view of the convoy as Major General Robert Mood, Head of the newly-established UN Supervision Mission in Syria (UNSMIS), leads an UNSMIS delegation to the Khalidiyyeh neighbourhood of Homs to meet opposition members. 03 May 2012 Homs, SyriaThe team of United Nations inspectors probing the possible use of chemical weapons in Syria spent its first day in the suburbs of Damascus at the site of the alleged incident, interviewing witnesses, survivors and doctors, and collecting samples, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today. Continue reading