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Cease-fire takes effect in war-ravaged Syria

5 years 9 months 4 days ago Friday, December 30 2016 Dec 30, 2016 December 30, 2016 8:02 AM December 30, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BEIRUT - Syrian opposition activists say a nationwide cease-fire is still holding, despite minor violations.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says there've been minor clashes today between troops and rebels in the central province of Hama and near the capital, Damascus.

Despite the cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey, airstrikes are still being carried out on the Islamic State group, which is excluded from the truce.

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