On October 13, Russian Embassy in Damascus took mortar fire. Two mines got to an embassy’s territory.


During the incident no one was hurt. 


The head of the diplomatic department of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov said that Moscow hopes that the perpetrators of embassy’s shelling in Damascus will be identified. 


«In cooperation with the Syrian authorities we seek to identify the perpetrators of the shelling».


In addition, Sergey Lavrov said that the Russian authorities consider the incident was a terrorist attack:


«This was an obvious act of terrorism».