April 17, 2018 / 12:59 PM / a year ago

Chemical weapons experts enter Douma: Syrian state TV

The United Nation vehicle carrying the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) inspectors is seen in Damascus, Syria April 17, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Experts from the global watchdog the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) entered the Syrian town of Douma on Tuesday, state media said.

The international inspectors arrived in Syria at the weekend to visit the site of a suspected gas attack in Douma, near the capital Damascus.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Robin Pomeroy

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