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Damascus: Mid-day news update 5-13-13


May 13, 2013

EyewitnessThe update from Damascus and its suburbs is provided by Shahed News, a network of vetted Syrian citizen journalists providing independent, accurate and reliable news from Damascus and its suburbs.

Damascus:

* The bombing on Qabon district continues, killing a child.

* The Air Force targets the district of Jobar, the industrial area in Qabon, and the Southern Highway.

* Fierce clashes on the Southern Highway near the industrial area in Qabon. The FSA wrecks an army tank near the old Electricity Company, where regime forces are based.

Outer Damascus:

* Artillery bombardment targets the city of Moadamiyah since the early morning. Clashes unfold on the western side of the city, as MiG planes flew above it.

* Regime forces bomb al-Nabik area.

* The Air Force carries out several airstrikes on the towns and cities of Outer Damascus.

* Regime heavy mortar and artillery bombardment on the town of Bait Sahem in Outer Damascus. Fierce clashes occur in the area, near the Damascus international airport road.

* Two killed in regime forces’ rocket bombardment on Melayha.

* Regime forces target the area near Yabrod City and the village of Sahel in al-Kalamoon with heavy artillery. Fierce clashes occurred between the FSA and government army’s reinforcement on the Damascus-Homs highway near al-Aqaba town.

* Fierce clashes between the FSA and the regime army near the Vehicles Administration building in al-Ajami neighborhood and the Gardens in Harasta.

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