Terrorist mortar attacks continued to claim more innocent lives in Damascus on Sunday when number of shells hit various areas across city, killing seven and injuring dozens of others.
A Damascus Polics source said a mortar shell landed near al-Sheikh Raslan Mosque in the Bab Touma neighborhood, klling three people and wounding 15 others, including children.
Another 17 civilians were injured when a mortar shell hit the passenger bus they were travelling in at the Sheikh Raslan area.
Another person was killed when a mortar shell that fell near the al-Farouq school in Bab Sharqi, also injuring two others. Material damage was also reported when a shell that hit a house behind Bab al-Salam.
The police source added that two other people were killed and six injured when six mortar shells landed in Baghdad Street.
Five other citizens, including a female school teacher, were wounded by two mortar shells that targeted the Lubaneh al-Hilaliyeh school and the area between the French Hospital and Tahrir Square in al-Qasaa.
Translated and edited by The Syrian Observer