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UN experts finish gathering evidence in Syria chemical probe

A team of UN investigators has finished gathering samples and evidence related to a the suspected chemical weapons attack that killed hundreds of people in suburbs near Damascus last week and is packing up to leave, a UN spokesman said on Friday.

 

The team will be leaving Syria on Saturday, but will return later to investigate several other alleged poison gas attacks that have taken place in Syria during the country's 2-1/2 year old civil war, UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said. (Reuters)