United Nations: Sniper Fire Hits Weapons Inspection Team’s Vehicle in Syria
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (CNN) – Sniper fire hit a vehicle used by a U.N. chemical weapons investigation team in Syria multiple times on Monday, according to the United Nations.
The team “returned safely back to the government checkpoint,” a U.N. statement said. The team is replacing the vehicle and will return to the area, it said.
The Syrian government has accused “terrorists” of firing on U.N. inspectors, Syrian state TV reported Friday. The United Nations had said that sniper fire had hit a vehicle used by its chemical weapons inspectors in Syria.