24 civilians killed, dozens of others injured in terrorist attacks

Lattakia/Damascus, SANA – Twenty-four  civilians were killed and 50 others were injured in terrorist rocket attacks in Lattakia city on Tuesday.

The casualties were caused by two rocket shells that landed in residential areas in Lattakia city, according to a Police Command source.

Earlier, the director of Lattakia Health Directorate Ammar Ghannam told SANA reporter that the death toll from the rocket attacks has risen to 16 dead after 4 wounded people succumbed to their injuries.

Meanwhile, a civilian was killed and 5 others were injured due to terrorist mortar attacks on neighborhoods in Damascus city.

A source at the Police Command told SANA reporter that terrorists fired mortar shells that hit several neighborhoods in Damascus city, leaving a civilian dead and 5 others injured.

The source added that the attacks also caused material damage to a number of houses and cars.

Lattakia

M. al-Frieh/H. Said

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