UN says vehicle shot at by snipers in Syria
Posted at: 08/26/2013 8:42 AM
| Updated at: 08/26/2013 8:50 AM
By: The Associated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria's government is accusing rebels of firing at a U.N. team that's investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus. But the rebels say a pro-government militia was behind the attack.
A U.N. spokesman says the vehicle was "deliberately shot at multiple times" by unidentified snipers in Damascus.
Activists say the team later arrived in a western suburb of Damascus, one of the areas where last week's attack allegedly occurred. They said the team has been meeting with doctors and victims at a makeshift hospital.
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