9 killed, 21 others injured in shelling attacks in Christian districts of Damascus
Nine civilians were killed and 21 others were injured when armed groups fired shells on Bab Touma neighborhood in Damascus in a new breach of the de-escalation zone agreement in Eastern Ghouta.
A source at Damascus Police Command said that the armed groups positioned in some areas of the Eastern Ghouta in Damascus Countryside fired a number of shells on the neighborhood of Bab Touma, one of which landed on a bus station, claiming the lives of nine civilians and injuring 21 others, some of them are in critical condition.
Material damage was also caused to public and private properties when a number of shells fell in al-Qass’a and al-Shaghour areas, the source said.
In response to the attacks, army units directed precision strikes on the areas from which thhe shells were launched, destroying a number of launching pads and inflicting losses upon the armed groups.