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  8/3/2012, Av 15, 5772

Syria: 20 Killed in Mortar Attack on PA Camp

At least 20 people were killed on Thursday when Syrian security forces fired three mortar shells at a Palestinian Authority Arab camp in Damascus, Reuters reported.

Witnesses in the camp told the news agency that the mortars hit a busy street as people were preparing a Ramadan meal to break their fasting.