Eight killed in rocket at­tack in Old Da­m­as­cus

The Myanmar Times - - World -

Rock­ets rained down on sev­eral Old Da­m­as­cus neigh­bour­hoods, in­clud­ing one known for its cafes and restau­rants, killing at least eight peo­ple and wound­ing 20 oth­ers on July 24. The Bri­tain-based Syr­ian Ob­ser­va­tory for Hu­man Rights said the rock­ets were fired from rebel po­si­tions on the out­skirts of the cap­i­tal. “At least eight peo­ple were killed and more than 20 oth­ers were wounded when rock­ets hit sev­eral neigh­bour­hoods in Old Da­m­as­cus,” Ob­ser­va­tory head Rami Ab­del Rahman said.

– AFP

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