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Bus carrying Russian journalists targeted by gunfire in Eastern Ghouta

SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) –┬áThree Russian journalists were injured by firing on their bus in eastern Ghouta.

A correspondent of the NTV television channel, as well as television operators of the Rossiya 1 and Zvezda channels, were slightly injured when they left the eastern Ghouta by bus, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

“A bus carrying Russian journalists who reported on the situation in eastern Ghouta, Syria, was fired on by unknown people,” the ministry said.

The doctors of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Conflicting Parties in Syria provided the necessary care to the wounded on the spot. The journalists are currently being transported to a hospital for further treatment.

The command of the Syrian army announced the release of all the localities of Eastern Ghouta on March 31st. Earlier on Wednesday, the General Staff of the Russian armed forces had estimated that the situation in the region had returned to normal.