Twenty-nine students were killed after a mortal shell struck a ninth-grade classroom in the suburbs of Damascus on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. The state-run news agency SANA reported the attack and blamed it on terrorists, or what it calls the Syrian rebels.
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