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1 killed, 60 wounded as Armenian school in Damascus comes under fire

1 killed, 60 wounded as Armenian school in Damascus comes under fire

PanARMENIAN.Net - According to preliminary data, one was killed and 60 wounded as an Armenian catholic school in the Syrian capital Damascus came under fire, RA Foreign Minister said in Facebook post.

More detailed information will be provided soon, the ministry said.

“Three or four Armenians were injured, a teacher and students. The killed student was not Armenian,” Novosti-Armenia quoted Armenian Catholic Community's Prelate, Bishop Hovsep Arnaoutian, as saying.

The shells exploded as the students were walking in the yard.

“Presently, those injured are in hospital and have received the essential medical assistance. We visited them together with the Education Minister,” Arnaoutian said.

Meanwhile, Asbarez reported that dozens of rockets and mortar shells hit Nor Gyugh district in Aleppo, killing 2 and wounding 6 ethnic Armenians.

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