US observers in Syria: The abduction that wasn’t

The six chemical weapons monitors alleged to have been abducted in a group of eleven are safe and well, UN sources confirmed Tuesday. Regime sources in Damascus first reported that their convoy had been seized by “terrorists.” The UN spokesman later confirmed that the convoy was attacked but the monitors were free and unharmed. The OPCW team was traveling to the rebel held village of Kafr Zalta in Hama province to investigate allegations of six chlorine gas attacks in recent weeks.

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