- Posted September 4, 2013 by
Artillery shelling on the refugee camp of Khan Alsheeh in the western Damascus
Date Posted: 04/09/2013
A report of the working group for the Palestinians in Syria said that Khan Alsheeh camp for Palestinian refugees in the western Damascus has exposed to heavy shelling by regime forces. The bombing targeted a public street area where four mortar rounds resulted in significant damage in the shops on both sides of the street and another shell hit the house of the Palestinian journalist Khaled AbulRuz in the vicinity of the housing area( AlEscan), large explosions were heard later. The bombing coincided with a large alert system on some of the barriers on the highway of peace.
The camp has seen a similar overnight shelling focused on the areas of the Abbasid palaces after the outbreak of sporadic clashes with heavy weapons between the elements of the regime's forces and fighters of the Free Syrian Army.
There were so far no reports of casualties among civilians, and damage was limited to only material losses
A report of the working group said that the bombing led to power outages from the camp and its surroundings, and at the level of the living standards the camp residents still bear the brunt of the embargo imposed by the barrier of 68 of the regular army on the camp, which led to a severe shortage in most food and goods and the lack of bread material and medicines in the camp