Civilian killed, 11 injured in mortar attacks on Damascus and its countryside

Damascus, SANA – Terrorists from “Jaish al-Islam” terrorist organization targeted on Saturday residential neighborhoods in Damascus and Harasta suburb in Damascus Countryside with mortar shells, claiming the life of one civilian and injuring 9.

A source in police command told SANA reporter that a shell fell on al-Adawi neighborhood injuring two, one of them a woman.

Another shell fell on the General Establishment for Radio and Television, causing material damage to the building without any casualties or injuries.

In another incident in the surroundings of Kafarsouseh square, a number of cars were damaged when a mortar shell fell in the area, while two more shells fell on Mazzeh 86 neighborhood, causing material damage to locals’ properties.

A shell that fell in the surrounding of the Cross Church at al-Qassaa neighborhood caused material damage to 6 cars, and later in the evening another shell fell near Abu Jarash fields in al-Adawi area, killing one civilian and injuring two.

In Damascus Countryside, terrorists fired six shells on Harasta suburb, wounding seven people, two of them children.

Manal / Hazem Sabbagh

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