Terrorists launch mortar attack in Damascus

| Updated: Apr 23, 2017 07:29 IST

Moscow [Russia], Apr 23 (ANI): At least two persons were left injured when terrorists shelled with mortars the Rukneddein residential area in the Syrian capital of Damascus, local media reported on Saturday. The terrorists carried out the attack from Eastern Ghouta, located in the Damascus countryside, SANA news agency reported, citing a source at the Damascus Police Command. The news comes amid the nationwide Syrian ceasefire regime, which was introduced on December 30, 2016, with Russia and Turkey as its guarantors. Terrorist organisations are not part of the ceasefire agreement. Last Sunday, the center of Damascus was also shelled by terrorists. A woman and a child were killed in the attack. (ANI)