An image grab taken on August 29, 2013 shows UN weapons experts collecting samples as they inspect the site of a suspected chemical weapons strike in Damascus' eastern Ghouta suburb
An image grab taken on August 29, 2013 shows UN weapons experts collecting samples as they inspect the site of a suspected chemical weapons strike in Damascus' eastern Ghouta suburb © - Arbeen Unified Press Office/AFP/File
An image grab taken on August 29, 2013 shows UN weapons experts collecting samples as they inspect the site of a suspected chemical weapons strike in Damascus' eastern Ghouta suburb
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Last updated: April 29, 2014

Watchdog to probe Syria chlorine attack claims

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The world's chemical watchdog announced Tuesday that it send a fact-finding mission to probe the recent alleged use of chlorine gas in the Syrian conflict.

The head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Ahmet Uzumcu, announced "the creation of an OPCW mission to establish facts surrounding allegations of use of chlorine in Syria", a statement said.

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