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Eight Killed in Rebel Shelling of Damascus, Aleppo

Militants target residential neighborhoods of the capital and Aleppo, killing eight and injuring dozens more
Eight Killed in Rebel Shelling of Damascus, Aleppo

At least eight people were killed Wednesday in terrorist mortar attacks on a number of residential neighborhoods in Damascus city.

Militants from the Army of Islam, a rebel group based in Eastern Ghouta, fired mortar shells at the city's residential neighborhoods, killing eight people and injuring 25 others, a source at Damascus Police Command told SANA.

Later, four civilians were injured by a mortar round fired by terrorists positioned in Daraya, Damascus countryside, which fell in the northern disctrict of Moadamiya, the source said.

In Aleppo city, four citizens were injured due to a terrorist rocket attack on al-Neel street.

A local police source said terrorists in the neighborhood of Bani Zaid fired a number of rocket shells on the residential area, injuring four civilians and causing damage to property.

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