The Russian consulate building came under fire by al-Nusra Front terrorists in Aleppo, Syria's second largest city, Sputnik quoted a statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying Friday.
The attack took place on Thursday, according to the ministry. No casualties have been reported.
"On April 28, the building of the Russian Consulate General in Aleppo come under mortar fire. One mine fell in the territory of the consulate, three more exploded near the fence outside of the building. No one was killed or injured."
"According to reports, the attack on the Consulate General was intentional and carried out by al-Nusra Front militants and allied groups, who have become significantly more active recently in the Aleppo province" the statement reads.
In January 2013, part of the consulate's staff was evacuated with some diplomats being transferred to Damascus.