* Explosion in al-Hajebiyeh neighborhood, in the industrial city; security forces sent to the scene.
* Tower 17 targeted by FSA in al-Qa’ah Neighbor in Midan, which holds regime targets Yarmouk Camp.
* More bombardment on Barzah city and its orchards
* Artillery targets the neighborhoods of al-Qadam and al-Asaali as violent clashes continue
* FSA breaks through Khomaini Hospital and the gas station that are considered bases for Hezbollah soldiers and Abu al-Fadel Battalion in Theyabiyeh. Three Hezbollah soldiers were killed, and a soldier from the FSA
* Violent artillery bombardment on Zaidani targets civilian residences and displaces people.
* Artillery targets Moadamiya area, with many injuries reported.
* A shelling on the vegetable market in Husainiya Camp, resulting in one person killed and others injured.
* Artillery targets the city of Adra.
* Rockets target Zamalka.
* Violent bombardment targets the town of Ain Tarma at a rate of two shells in a minute, while reconnaissance aircraft conduct raids on the city.
* Rockets target the towns around Damascus: Arbin, Mlieha, Hujierat al-Balad, Saida Zainab, and Halbon in Qalamon.
The mid-day news update is provided by Shahed News, a network of vetted Syrian citizen journalists providing independent, accurate and reliable news from Damascus and its suburbs.