The Russian Embassy in Damascus came under mortar fire on 2 and 3 February. This is stated in the comments of the Department of information and press of the Russian foreign Ministry.
It is noted that the fire was aiming from the Jobar district of the Syrian capital, in which “controlled by the terrorists”.
“One of the mines exploded on the territory of the Embassy complex between office and residential buildings, the other — 20 metres from the main entrance to the Embassy. There were no casualties, but caused material damage”, — is spoken in the message of the Ministry of foreign Affairs.
Before the Russian Embassy in Damascus was attacked several times. In particular, 29 Dec Mina got on the territory of the diplomatic mission near the entrance to the consular section. She was released from area controlled by militants in the suburbs of Damascus. The explosion caused minor material damage. No one was hurt.