Monitor: At least 40 killed in missile attack on Syrian town

October 30, 2015 10:44

BEIRUT - At least 40 people were killed and about 100 wounded after Syrian government forces fired missiles into a market place in a town near Damascus, a conflict monitor and a local rescue group said on Friday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces fired 12 missiles at Douma, 10 miles northeast of Damascus.The Syrian Civil Defense group posted a picture on its Facebook page of about a dozen bloodied bodies laid on the ground and said more than 45 had died in the attack.

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