The Russian embassy in Damascus came under fire on Tuesday, October 3.
The Russian Foreign Ministry reported of the incident stating nobody was injured by the explosions.
"One of the mines exploded on the Embassy premises near the residential area. Only by chance, none of our embassy staff was hurt. Diplomatic missions has undergone material damage. Two mines exploded near the embassy," it goes in a report.
“According to reports, the shelling came from the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, which is under control of the terrorist groups Jabhat Fateh al-Sham and Failak ar-Rahman,” the ministry said.
The ministry reported the shelling was “result of the actions of those who, like the US and some of its allies, provoke the continued bloodshed in Syria and flirt with militants and extremists of all flavors.”
The ministry said Russia would take “all necessary measures” to return peace and security to Syria.