A MiG warplane attacked two targets at the edge of Damascus. There were two loud passes over the Syrian capital, bombed once and then returned, five minutes later there were plumes of white smoke over the skyline.
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The Syrian deputy foreign minister told ITV News they were using 'new tactics' to fight rebel soldiers trying to overcome the Assad regime.
Although this week has been calmer than most, the relative silence was smashed by multiple artillery strikes across the city today.