Terrorist mortar fire kill 20 in Syria’s Aleppo city

Terrorist mortar fire kill 20 in Syria’s Aleppo city
Sat May 31, 2014 15:48:26

Terrorist mortar attacks launched by foreign-backed insurgents in Syria have killed 20 civilians in the northwestern city of Aleppo.

The insurgents fired 40 mortar shells on several neighborhoods of the flashpoint city, destroying many structures.

Takfiri groups have stepped up their terror campaign against Syrians in several cities and towns as the country prepares for the presidential election on June 3.

Meanwhile, Syrian forces have regained full control over Height 724 north of Kasab village near the port city of Lattakia.

Government troops have killed 40 armed men and injured 70 more in Kasab.

Reports say that Turkish ambulances have crossed the border and transferred the injured insurgents back to Turkey.

Syria has been gripped by deadly violence since March 2011. According to some reports, over 150,000 people have been killed and millions displaced due to the violence fueled by the foreign-backed insurgents.

The conflict in the country has become a magnet for Western extremists. This has raised the alarm in the United States and its Western allies about the homecoming of these militants to potentially carry out terrorist attacks.

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