DAMASCUS, SYRIA (WKOW) – A United Nations chemical weapons team in Syria to investigate a possible chemical attack came under sniper fire Monday morning.
The U.N. says the team has returned safely to a government checkpoint. They are replacing the vehicle and will return to the site to investigate.
The United Nations reached an agreement with Syria to allow international experts to visit the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack last week.
President Obama has ordered his advisors to prepare for a possible strike in response to that incident. U.S. warships in the Mediterranean have been moving closer to the Syrian coast.
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