Chemical fact-finding team abducted in Syria

ByREUTERS
May 27, 2014 13:50

BEIRUT - Eleven members of a chemical weapons fact-finding team were abducted as they tried to visit a town where alleged chlorine gas attacks have recently been reported, Syria's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

"Two cars were seized by terrorist groups carrying 11 people - five of them Syrian drivers and six from the fact-finding mission," the ministry said in a statement carried by the official SANA news agency. 

Share this article via
Related Content
Breaking news
May 23, 2017
Two US officials: Suicide bomber suspected in Manchester blast

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 19 - 27
    Beer Sheva
    21 - 24
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 18 - 22
    Jerusalem
    19 - 23
    Haifa
  • 25 - 36
    Elat
    22 - 30
    Tiberias