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Militants fired from mortars residential area of ​​Damascus

SYRIA (OBSERVATORY) – Militants on Saturday fired from mortars residential area of ​​Damascus, wounded two civilians, said at a briefing the head of the Russian Center for the reconciliation of the warring parties (CPAP) in Syria, Major-General Yuri Yevtushenko.

“On April 21, militants from illegal armed formations from the Muhayam al-Yarmouq quarter bombed the At-Tadamon residential area in southern Damascus, wounding two civilians,” he said.

As Yevtushenko noted, in East Ghouta the situation is stable, the process of restoring a peaceful life is under way. In the city of the Duma, repair teams continue to restore work on the renewal of water and electricity. The remains of barricades are removed from the streets, and road repairs are carried out.

Yevtushenko said that work is continuing on demining of houses and infrastructure, removal of ammunition and mines. Over the past day in the city of the Duma, eight houses and adjoining territories have been cleared. Illicit 11 improvised explosive devices. 13 kilometers of secondary roads have been cleared in the settlements of Harast, Ain-Term and Jisraine.

With the full support of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties and the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic, 61,775 East Ghouta residents returned to their homes from refugee camps and temporarily displaced persons.

“The work on normalizing the humanitarian situation in other settlements of Eastern Ghouta continues, and the representatives of the Center for Reconciliation conducted a survey of the most important social infrastructure in the village of Hammurabi, and determined the scope and measures for their early restoration,” Yevtushenko added.