Terrorist groups continue attacks on a Christian town on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus.
The foreign-baked militants on Monday targeted Cherubim Monastery, which is located on top of a mountain in Qalamoun region.
The armed militants continuously attack the monastery from Rankus village in an effort to reach and take over the town of Saidnaya.
On January 19, more than 100 Takfiri militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front and brigades of the so-called Free Syrian Army were killed during clashes with the Syrian army near the monastery.
Syrian troops also seized machine guns, rocket propelled grenades and types of weapons after the clashes.
Militants from surrounding areas increased their mortar attacks on Saidnaya following the defeat.
A shell hit a school while another fell in the vicinity of Saint George Monastery.
Saidnaya is a Christian town that houses some of the oldest convents on earth like the Convent…
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