5 civilians killed, scores injured in terrorist attacks in Aleppo and Damascus countryside

Provinces, SANA –Four civilians were killed and 56 others were injured when terrorists from Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist groups affiliated to it targeted the residential neighborhoods in Aleppo city in new breaches of the cessation of hostilities.

A source at Aleppo police command said in a statement to SANA reporter that terrorists fired rocket shells on al-Nile Street and al-Mukambo residential neighborhoods in Aleppo city on Saturday afternoon, injuring 10 civilians and causing material damage to public and private properties.

Later on Saturday, the source said that terrorist organizations targeted residential neighborhoods with rocket shells, killing a woman and injuring 3 in al-Iza’a neighborhood in addition to killing 3 civilians and injuring 33 in al-Ashrafiyeh.

The source also said hat terrorist rocket and mortar attacks on al-Khalidiya, al-Hamadaniyeh, al-Zahra’a, al-Sabeel, and al-Assad Suburb neighborhoods injured a total of 10 people, 3 of them children, and caused significant material damage to private and public properties.

In Damascus Countryside, a mortar shell fired by terrorists on al-Wafideen Camp area  left a child dead and a woman injured, according to a Police Command source.

The attack also caused material damage in the site, the source told SANA reporter.

Several residential areas in Damascus city were also shelled by terrorist organizations.

One of the shells landed on the roof of one of the houses in al-Salehiyeh neighborhood, while three others fell in al-Adawi neighborhood.

The terrorist groups also fired DShK rounds that hit buildings in George Khouri Square and near al-Tijara Park.

The attacks caused material damage only without any human casualties, the source confirmed.



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