In the Damascus district of Mazraa, where is the Russian Embassy, was subjected to mortar fire by militants. About it the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Near the territory of the diplomatic mission exploded two shells killed and wounded.
According to the soldiers of the Syrian army, was fired from the district of Jobar, which is under the control of insurgents.
The Embassy in Damascus was attacked several times. 29 Dec 2016 the mine fell into the territory of the diplomatic mission near the entrance to the consular section. She was released from the territory controlled by the militants. The explosion caused minor material damage, nobody was hurt.
2 and 3 February, the Embassy also came under fire. It was fired precisely from the area Dzhobar. One of the mines exploded in the Embassy complex between office and residential buildings, the other — 20 metres from the main entrance to the Embassy. No one was injured, but caused material damage.