Syrian militants on Tuesday fired rockets at a market in Damascus neighborhood of Jaramana, killing 37 and wounding 35 people, the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation reported.
“Militants delivered a rocket strike at the Kashkoum market in the Jaramana district in the Damascus province at 18:15 local time [16:15 GMT] on Tuesday. As a result, 37 people were killed and another 35 were wounded,” center’s commander Maj. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko said in a daily briefing.
In addition, two mortar attacks on the Mezzeh district of Damascus killed five civilians and wounded two, Yevtushenko said.
Meanwhile, since the launch of humanitarian pauses in Damascus’ suburb of Eastern Ghouta 80,414 people left the rebel-held enclave, the Russian Center for Syrian reconciliation said.