Mortar shells kill 20 in Damascus Palestinian camp

By REUTERS
August 2, 2012 23:05

 
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BEIRUT - At least 20 people were killed on Thursday when Syrian security forces fired three mortar rounds at a Palestinian camp in Damascus, medical sources said.

Witnesses in the camp told Reuters by telephone that the mortars hit a busy street as people were preparing for the Ramadan meal to break their fasting.

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