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Syria's chemical weapons equipment destroyed

Published:Thursday | October 31, 2013 | 1:57 PM

Syria's declared equipment for producing, mixing and filling chemical weapons has reportedly been destroyed.



This comes a day before the deadline set by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.



A spokeswoman for the organisation says the weapons have been placed under seal.



Inspectors were sent to Syria following allegations that its forces had used chemical weapons in civilian areas.



The government has denied the allegation.



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