At least 5 school children were killed, 19 others injured as a homegrown missile fired from rebel-controlled areas hit a school in the southern city of Daraa.
Local sources said that a rocket shell hit a school for elementary education located in al-Sahari neighborhood, leaving 2 girls dead, scores other wounded.
Three of the severely wounded children then passed away at the National Hospital.
A medical source said that the death toll is likely to rise since many are in critical condition.
Meanwhile, one civilian was killed due to rebel rocket attacks in Daraa residential districts. Huge material damage was reported.