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Russian embassy in Damascus shelled twice - statement
December 28, 2016 / 4:15 PM / a year ago

Russian embassy in Damascus shelled twice - statement

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian embassy in Syrian capital of Damascus was shelled twice on Wednesday afternoon, Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement, calling it a provocation aimed at derailing peace settlement in the country.

It said a shell hit an inner yard of the embassy complex, while another shell landed near the diplomatic mission. De-mining specialists have been working in the hit area.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Alison Williams

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