Militant terror attacks in Syria kill 6, injure 30

Militant terror attacks in Syria kill 6, injure 30
Sat Apr 12, 2014 22:57:28

Persisting terrorist attacks waged by foreign-backed insurgents in Syria have killed at least six civilians and injured 30 others in the war-torn nation.

Four citizens were killed and 17 others injured in the capital city of Damascus on Saturday after an explosive device planted in al-Tahwra Street of the city went off and mortar rounds struck the city’s al-Tijara and al-Amara neighborhoods, state news agency SANA reported.

Citing a source at the Damascus Police Command, the report added that the blast of the device planted near the Hanano Hotel killed three and wounded 17, including a child and further inflicted material damage to the area.

Furthermore, a woman was killed when a mortar round fell near the al-Faihaa Park in al-Tijara area, also causing material damage.

The other mortar shell landed on top of a building in al-Amara section of the town, inflicting material damage but no casualties.

The other two civilians were killed and 13 more wounded in Aleppo city neighborhood when foreign-backed insurgents targeted the area with mortar shells.

The mortar rounds, according to the SANA report, struck the neighborhoods of al-Hamadaniye, al-Jamiliye, and al-Midan, also causing material damage to homes, private properties and vehicles.


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