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Rebels Send Volleys of Mortar Shells Crashing into Damascus

Rebels entrenched in an eastern suburb of Damascus fired volleys of mortar shells that slammed into neighborhoods of the Syrian capital on Sunday, killing one child and wounding at least three people, Syria's state-run news agency and residents said. The suburb known as Eastern Ghouta is held by rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad. The fighters often launch mortars into Damascus, Assad's seat of power. Sunday's barrage was particularly strong and sustained,...

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