Armed rebel groups storm broke into the home of the family of Iraqi Shiites in Sayed Zainab in the capital Damascus, killing his mother, father, siblings, grandparents. This family, according to some, has supported the current president Bashar al-Assad.
The youngest child, looking at the murder of his family, attacked the "insurgents" with his fists before he was hanged in a public place.
Meanwhile, a powerful bomb exploded on Wednesday near the main entrance to the building of the Interior Ministry in Damascus, Syria, reports Reuters. Two more explosive device went off near a primary school in the south-east of the city.