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State news: Iraqi Consulate in Syria shelled; 1 dead

By CNN Staff
updated 7:12 AM EDT, Thu September 26, 2013

(CNN) -- 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.

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

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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