DAMASCUS, SYRIA (6:30 P.M) – At least 6 people were killed, 24 other wounded so far when mortars fired from rebel-held areas hit the Syrian capital.
Vital and overcrowded districts and neighborhoods including Malki, Maiysat , Bab Sharqi and Jaramana suburb were indiscriminately targeted.
The bloody mortar rampage comes in retaliation for the recent military victories lately achieved by the Syrian forces in the increasingly-diminished rebel enclave in Eastern Ghouta.
Local sources reported 4 civilians tragically killed when a mortar shell hit a minibus in Jarama Suburb. 6 others were also injured in the incident.
In the meantime, the government troops literally sliced the insurgent-controlled pocket of East Ghouta after recapturing Madira town; linking up with Army units in Harasta.