At 2.30 in the morning of the 25th July, 2015, a mortar struck the top floor of the home of Mohammed Fala Al-Hayek. Coming from the North East it pass through the home and exited to the South West. The authorities identified it as a 120mm mortar, but it did not explode, instead splitting it into three pieces. One staying in the home, one spinning off 100 metres to the south west and one flying west to land at a school 100 metres away. The building’s masonry was also flung far and wide and the owner of the home is adamant that had anyone been present in the roof top room at the time there would have been severe casualties.
The GPS is 32.63788, 35.99086.
The home is about 3.5 km from the Syrian border.
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