Mortar shells hit Russias embassy in Damascus 3 injured

Sunday 8th December, 2013

DAMASCUS, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) — Four mortar shells landed at the Russian Embassy in the Syrian capital Damascus Thursday, injuring three civilians, the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported. Three of the mortars struck the vicinity of the embassy, injuring three people, while the forth shell landed inside the embassy’s yard but caused no causalities, the TV said. The mortar shelling was followed by shooting from security forces to disperse the people from the embassy and later the Burnieh Street, where the embassy is located. In Moscow, a Russian diplomat source said a mortar shell hit the Russian…

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