DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:40 P.M.) – At least 2 civilians were killed, dozens others wounded today in Rukn Eddin residential district when a massive rocket fired by Islamist rebels in Eastern Ghouta hit a building.

The highly-destructive missile is most probably manufactured and fired into the capital by the Saudi-backed Jaysh al-Islam.

A few days ago, a top commander from the terror group threatened – via his Twitter account – to escalate their attacks on Damascus in response to the ongoing military campaign launched by the Syrian Army against the rebel bastion of East Ghouta.

The same official showcased photos of their newly-developed medium-range missile, most probably the same as the one used today.

In a related context, scores of mortar shells hit the Syrian capital since early this morning, injuring civilians and leaving substantial damage.

Meanwhile, the Syrian Army continues to target rebel positions and headquarters in Eastern Ghouta with artillery, missiles as well as airstrikes.

 

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SAA must spot the rocket launcher and bomb all the ditrict

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Worst case scenario will be to flatten the place Grozny style or Hama under Hafez al Assad, it’s really THAT dangerous and US will only increase the bombings since it actually believes in a second chance for “regime change” Damascus, by bombing it to submission.

Russia and Syria must act fast before the UN obstructions and US threats gain full effect.

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Well, let’s see how UNSC will react to the deeds of these “moderate” rebels…
Moreover, it’s tactically stupid to target civilian areas : won’t stop the offensive. The reaction will be exactly the same as when Hamas rained 4000 rockets on Israel in about a month : merciless and devastating.

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Bombing civilians is stupid. Costs ordnance that is better employed at the fronts.

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Go on joo c**t, have another go at the Palestinians. Dirty hasbara troll.