Three Russian diplomats wounded in shelling attack in Damascus

A shell exploded on the premises of the Russian embassy in Damascus when the Mezzeh neighborhood was being shelled on Sunday morning.

"Three Russian diplomats were wounded. Their lives are not in danger," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The incident is under investigation, the statement says. "Additional steps are being taken jointly with the Syrian authoritieis to ensure the Russian diplomatic mission's security," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

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