UN calls for probe into allegation of chemical use in Syria

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations is calling for an investigation into the alleged use of chemical weapons in the ongoing conflict in Syria.

According to reports, hundreds of people were killed when the deadly weapons were used on Wednesday in the suburbs of Damascus.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says that he was "shocked to hear the reports."

Derrick Mbatha reports.

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