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Terrorist attack kills 6, injures 37 in Damascus

Damascus, Jaish al-Islam terrorists resumed on Saturday targeting the residential neighborhoods of Damascus.

The number of injured civilians rose to 37, including women and children, while other six civilians were martyred; including a child, not to mention the material damage to the houses, and private and public properties as a result of the terrorist attacks.

A source at Damascus Police Command told SANA that the terrorists of Jaish al-Islam fired 3 shells on Saturday afternoon on the neighborhood of Mazzeh 68, injuring 5 civilians, some of them having sustained serious injuries.

Director General of al-Mouwasat Hospital, Dr. Issam Zakarya al-Ameen, said that the ER in the Hospital received on Saturday morning six bodies of martyrs of civilians, including a child and 32 injuries, 10 of them suffering serious injuries, including amputation of limbs and cases of paralysis due to spine injury and severe injuries to the face and abdomen.

Earlier, the source mentioned that terrorists of Jaish al-Islam fired 7 mortar shells on al-Mezzeh 86 neighborhood and on the surroundings of the Umayyad Square and on Abu Remmaneh and Ish al-Warwar areas, leaving four civilians martyred and more than 30 others injured.

The source added that the terrorist attacks caused also material damage to some houses of the citizens, several cars and to the public and private properties.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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