MOSCOW, May 10 (Itar-Tass) — The Russian Foreign Ministry reported on Thursday that no Russian nationals had been hurt in the recent terrorist act in Damascus.
“A double terrorist act occurred on a busy automobile highway in the south of Damascus on May 10. Reports that are coming in put the death toll at 55. About 400 people were injured. Most of them are civilians, including women and children,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The Russian embassy in Syria hasn’t reported any casualties among Russian nationals residing in the country.
“We are presenting our profound condolences to the relatives and families of the dead and wish the earliest recovery to the injured,” the Russian Foreign Ministry emphasized.