U.N. team faced gunfire in Syria; gas-probe site called unsafe

Posted: April 19, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Syria’s chemical weapon attacks

Syria’s chemical weapon attacks

Assailants opened fire on a United Nations security team visiting the site of a suspected chemical-weapons attack in Syria, an official said Wednesday, forcing the team to retreat to its base and further delaying a fact-finding mission by outside experts to examine the claims.

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