Insurgents shell main prison near Syrian capital, killing 10

Insurgents shelled the central prison near the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday as well as residential neighborhoods in the city, killing at least 11 and wounding more than 40. The Interior Ministry statement, carried by state TV, said the shelling of the prison area killed 10 and wounded 40. It did not say if the dead and wounded included prisoners from the jail known as Adra Prison, just northeast of Damascus. The statement did not say which specific insurgent group was responsible for the attack.



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