Last updated: 11 March, 2013

At least three killed in Damascus mortar attack

At least three civilians were killed and 28 others wounded on Monday when mortar shells slammed into a neighborhood in southern Damascus, Syria’s state-run SANA news agency reported.

“A mortar shell fired by terrorists fell behind a shop on Duwaliya road, killing three civilians and wounding 28 others,” SANA said, adding that another shell slammed into nearby Bab Sharqi district causing further casualties.