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Rocket attack kills at least 29 in Damascus market -Syrian state media

Smoke rises after the Assad Regime carried out air strikes in Damascus, Syria on 5 March 2018 [Mouneb Taim/Anadolu Agency]

At least 29 people were killed and scores injured on Tuesday when a rocket landed in a busy marketplace in an eastern suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media said.

The rocket landed in the Kashkoul market close to rebel-held parts of Eastern Ghouta, which has been under heavy bombardment by the Syrian army and its allies since last month. State media gave no further details.

Read: UN warns of 'shocking' starvation in besieged Damascus outskirts

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