Damascus: Five dead as security forces foil ”terrorist” attack
Four "terrorists" were killed and two others wounded early Friday when Syrian security forces clashed in the western part of Damascus with a group trapped in the district. An official source in the interior ministry told SANA the "special security forces countered a fanatic terrorist group when raised suspicion in the region of Customs headquarters behind the Omayyad's square in the western entrance of Damascus."
The source added "the security forces handled the situation with the terrorist group and clashes led to the killing of four terrorists and wounding of two others while other four were arrested."
It added "one member of the security forces martyred and two others wounded while investigation is still carrying on with arrested members of the terrorist group."
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