Video: Children escape shelling in Damascus, Syria


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The Independent Online

This dramatic video appears to capture the moment a shell lands near a group of children on the outskirts of Damascus.

The children were talking to the camera about their experiences of the conflict in Syria when a large explosion knocks them to the ground. They survived and went to find shelter.

They are then caught by the cameras safe and smiling and they gave their account of the moment of the explosion.