Militant shelling kills 4 Syrian civilians, injures 11 in, around Damascus

At least four Syrian civilians have been killed and 11 others injured when members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, positioned in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region launched mortar attacks against residential neighborhoods in and around the capital, Damascus.

An unnamed source at Damascus Countryside Police Command told Syria’s official news agency SANA that four civilians lost their lives and another six sustained injures on Sunday when a projectile fell onto a minibus in Jaramana  city, located 3 kilometers southeast of Damascus.

Takfiri militants also targeted al-Assad residential area in Harasta city northeast of the capital, causing material damage to a number of buildings there. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

Meanwhile, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham terrorists fired two shells into al-Qemariah neighborhood, injuring three civilians.

Two women also sustained injuries when a mortar shell slammed into Barzeh neighborhood.

Meanwhile, Press TV’s correspondent, who was reporting from Ghouta narrowly escaped a terrorists attack on the network’s crew.

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