U.N. team goes to Damascus suburbs to test poison gas attack sites

BEIRUT Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:11am EDT

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - A team of U.N. experts left their Damascus hotel for a third day of on-site investigations into apparent chemical weapons attacks on the outskirts of the capital.

Activists and doctors in rebel-held areas said the six-car U.N. convoy was scheduled to visit the scene of strikes in the eastern Ghouta suburbs.

(Reporting by Erika Solomon; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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