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Dozens killed in Syrian rocket attack

Agen Sabung Ayam

Updated December fourteen, 2015 01:24:56

Man carries baby through Syrian rubble Picture: A Syrian male carries a child through rubble pursuing air strikes on the town of Douma in the eastern Ghouta region. (AFP: Sameer Al-Doumy)
Map: Syrian Arab Republic

Air and missile strikes on a school district and other areas in insurgent-held Damascus suburbs have killed at least 28 folks, including two kids and a university principal, a group monitoring the Syrian war claims.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Legal rights said unknown war planes strike the town of Douma, 15 kilometres north-east of the cash, and surface-to-floor missiles fired by the Syrian military also hit the bordering regions, such as Jap Ghouta.

The places have been underneath hefty bombardment in current months. The Syrian army has said its strikes target insurgents that have released assaults on authorities-held regions.

The Observatory, which gathers info from a network of contacts on the floor, explained at minimum 40 mortar bombs fired by insurgents in the japanese suburbs hit Damascus on Sunday, killing at minimum 1 little one and wounding a number of.

State news agency SANA mentioned three civilians had been killed and at the very least thirty wounded in mortar assaults focusing on household neighbourhoods of Damascus.

Most of the victims had been faculty pupils, it said, citing its reporter in the area.


Damage to Syrian city of Douma Picture: A street in Douma, in the jap Ghouta location, following the air strikes. (AFP: Sameer Al-Doumy)

Subjects: unrest-conflict-and-war, syrian-arab-republic

First posted December 14, 2015 01:twelve:28

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