October 9, 2013

Chemical weapons inspectors give upbeat report on Syria despite bulky gear, security worries

The members of the international team determining the exact size and contents of Syria’s deadly chemical arsenal – and then overseeing its destruction – must, while they try to work, wear both bulky hazmat suits, to protect them from the materials they’re destroying, and full sets of body armor, to protect them from the civil war raging around them.

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