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>> Chemical weapons inspectors still haven't been able to enter Douma. After conflicting reports, sources have told Reuters that gunfire in the Syrian city is keeping experts out. They're trying to get to the site where dozens died on April 7th and determine what happened. Western countries say they were gassed to death.
Syria and its ally Russia deny that any chemical attack took place.
t that didn't stop the US, France, and Britain firing more than 100 missiles at three suspected chemical weapons development and storage sites. The first coordinated Western strikes against Assad's government in the seven-year war. With every day that a Douma inspection is delayed, the prospect of a conclusion could be slipping away.
France had said it's very likely evidence of any poison gas attack will have disappeared before inspectors can reach the site. The US has accused Russia of blocking access. A UN security team went ahead of inspectors to assess the situation. They're said to have encountered, quote, security issues, gunfire, and protesters demanding aid.