Several elite neighborhoods of the Syrian capital of Damascus came under heavy fire, killing at least five and injuring over a dozen others.
Militants targeted the city with at least 70 shells, local media said, RT reported.
The regions include the area where the presidential palace is located.
There are conflicting reports as to the number of casualties; Surya Al-Ain news agency claims that a total of 19 people were killed and at least 75 others were injured. Meanwhile, national SANA news agency reported five dead and 20 injured.