5 Injured in Militant Shelling of Damascus and its Countryside

Official media reports on second consecutive day of shelling targeting the Syrian capital and its suburbs

Five people were wounded on Wednesday when armed groups shelled Damascus and its countryside, in a new violation of the de-escalation zone in the Eastern Ghouta area.

A police source in the Damascus countryside told SANA that groups positioned in some areas of the Eastern Ghouta fired five rockets on the suburb of Al-Assad, wounding three people, two of them children, as well as causing damage to property.

Meanwhile, in the capital, a police source said that two rockets landed on the neighborhood of Al-Shaghour, wounding two people and causing material damage to the Al-Ahmar Mosque.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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