Rebels attack Damascus Police Headquarters

ByREUTERS
July 19, 2012 18:05




Rebels attacked the main police headquarters in Damascus on Thursday, a witness said, a day after the assassination of three of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's top lieutenants.

"Gunfire has been intense for the past hour. It is now dying down but the streets around the police command remain empty," a resident of Qanawat, an old central district where the Damascus Province Police Headquarters is located, told Reuters by phone.

Related Content
Breaking news
July 22, 2017
US lawmakers reach deal on sanctions bill for Russia, Iran, N.Korea

By REUTERS