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Chemical inspectors reach second site of Douma ‘gas attack’

Evidence gathered during five days of inspections will be brought to the Netherlands for testing and analysis.

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More than 465,000 people have been killed since the fighting in Syria began in 2011 [File: AFP]

Inspectors from the global chemical weapons watchdog have reached a second location in the Syrian town of Douma, where a suspected gas attack took place in early April.


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In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said its fact-finding mission had collected samples from the location, which it did not identify.

OPWC said those samples and other materials gathered from the site would be brought to The Hague in the Netherlands for testing and analysis.

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