BBC News 
March 29, 2013
Mortar fire has hit the University of Damascus, killing 15 students, Syrian state media say.
Officials blamed rebels for the attack, saying a number of people had also been injured.
It said the mortars had hit the university’s faculty of architecture.
The Syrian capital is in the grip of heavy fighting between government and rebel forces, who have recently intensified the use of mortars in the city, correspondents say.