Rockets Hit Russian Embassy Compound in Damascus: Report

October 13, 2015 7:34 AM

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Damascus: Two rockets struck the Russian embassy compound in Damascus today sparking panic as several hundred people gathered to express their support for Moscow's air war in Syria, AFP journalists said.

Some 300 people had begun to gather for a demonstration backing Russia's recent intervention in Syria when the rockets crashed into the embassy compound in the Mazraa neighbourhood of the capital, the journalists at the scene said.

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