Syrian army artillery hit Damascus from mountain

AMMAN Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:35pm EDT

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AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian army artillery shelled the Damascus district of Mezze and Mouadamiya suburb on Wednesday, in an escalation of attacks against areas where rebels operate, after a deadly blast that killed three top military officials, activists said.

Artillery batteries stationed on Qasioun mountains overlooking Damascus started firing intermittently at the two districts at about 7:30 p.m.(1230 EDT), the activists said.

(Reporting by Khaled Yacoub Oweis, Amman newsroom; Editing by Louise Ireland)

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Slammy wrote:
Someone please correct me if I am wrong, but isn’t Mezze like the Manhattan borough of Damascus? The regime is shelling one of the most populated, influential areas? Good God, I am glad this just propaganda.
My prayers to the Syrians and Go Sunni! Win this thing so people can quit dying already, Go, Go Go!

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