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Syria: Eight reportedly killed, 37 injured after militants' shelling attack on Damascus - reports02:42

Syria: Eight reportedly killed, 37 injured after militants' shelling attack on Damascus - reports

Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus
April 8, 2018 at 10:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Eight people were reportedly killed and 37 were reportedly injured in a shelling attack by militants on the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday.

Ambulances drove to the al-Mujtahed hospital, where injured children were being treated.

According to the Syrian state news agency SANA, the Mezzeh 86 neighbourhood of Damascus was hit by the militant group Jaish al-Islam.

The Russian MOD confirmed in a note that Jaish al-Islam was behind the shelling attack, adding that seven residents have been killed.

According to the MoD, there have been several attacks on Friday and Saturday which overall resulted in 7-8 deaths.

Syria: Eight reportedly killed, 37 injured after militants' shelling attack on Damascus - reports02:42
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Eight people were reportedly killed and 37 were reportedly injured in a shelling attack by militants on the Syrian capital of Damascus on Saturday.

Ambulances drove to the al-Mujtahed hospital, where injured children were being treated.

According to the Syrian state news agency SANA, the Mezzeh 86 neighbourhood of Damascus was hit by the militant group Jaish al-Islam.

The Russian MOD confirmed in a note that Jaish al-Islam was behind the shelling attack, adding that seven residents have been killed.

According to the MoD, there have been several attacks on Friday and Saturday which overall resulted in 7-8 deaths.

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