DAMASCUS, Syria ó A Syrian official says two mortars have exploded near one of President Bashar Assadís palaces in the capital Damascus.
The official said the rounds struck Tuesday near the southern wall of the Tishreen palace, in the capitalís northwestern Muhajireen district, but caused only material damages.
No casualties were reported and it was unclear whether Assad was in the palace. He has two others in the city.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief the media.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.