Chemical weapons inspectors attacked in Syria

May 27, 2014 1:34 PM

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DAMASCUS, Syria -- A convoy of chemical weapons inspectors came under attack Tuesday while travelling to the site of a suspected chlorine gas attack in Syria, but all staff members were safe, the international watchdog agency said.

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been working with the United Nations to oversee the destruction of the Syrian government's stockpiles since September 2013, when President Bashar Assad's administration acknowledged it has chemical weapons and agreed to give them up to avo...

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