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Local News>>Five citizens martyred by mortar shells in al-Sayyeda Zainab area 

Five citizens martyred by mortar shells in al-Sayyeda Zainab area 

Aug 08, 2013


Damascus Countryside, (SANA) - Five citizens were martyred and others were injured on Thursday by mortar shells fired by terrorists on the residential al-Sayyeda Zainab area in Damascus Countryside.

An official source at the Police Command told SANA that two mortar shells fell on the area surrounding al-Shirazi hotel and al-Huda building in al-Sayyeda Zainab area, causing the martyrdom of five citizens, including a child, and the injury of 12 others.

The source added that the terrorist attack caused material damage to a number of buildings and parked cars in the area.

Terrorists launch mortar shells on residential areas in Damascus

Terrorists launched several mortar shells on residential areas in Damascus, causing material damage only.

A source at the Police Command told SANA that the terrorists targeted the neighborhoods of al-Qusour, al-Qassa' and Baghdad Street, adding that no human casualties were reported.

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