Daraa/Damascus Countryside, SANA – 10 civilians were killed and 41 others, most of them women and children, were injured due to terrorist rocket attacks on residential neighborhoods in Daraa city.
Director of Daraa National Hospital Dr. Farid al-Asfar told SANA that the bodies of 10 victims arrived at the hospital along with 41 people who sustained injuries from shrapnel caused by the rocket attacks, adding that most of the injured are women and children whose injuries are critical, asserting that the injured are receiving the necessary treatment and the hospital is operating at maximum capacity to deal with the large number of victims.
Earlier on Wednesday, a source at Daraa province told SANA’s correspondent that Takfiri terrorists targeted a number of neighborhoods in the city with rocket shells, claiming the life of one person and injuring 20 others, and that three children were among the injured, adding that the attacks also caused material damage to the locals’ houses and properties.
In the same context, terrorists from “Jaish al-Islam” fired rocket and mortar shells on Harasta suburb near Damascus.
One of the shells smashed into a high school and injured three of its staff members, according to a Police Command source.