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State news: Iraqi Consulate in Syria shelled; 1 dead

An Iraqi woman was killed when "a terrorists' mortar shell" fell on the Iraqi Consulate building in Damascus on Thursday, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported.

The shell landed in the building's reception hall, SANA said, citing a source at the consulate. Three other people were injured.

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The Syrian government regularly refers to rebel forces as terrorists. There was no immediate reaction to the report from opposition groups.

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