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Syria Holiday Ceasefire Failing

A series of clashes across Syria has disrupted a four-day ceasefire agreed to coincide with a Muslim holiday.

Violence appeared to die down as the ceasefire began at 06:00 (04:00 GMT).

But activists reported fighting in several cities, and later the army said it had implemented the truce but had responded to rebel "violations".

The capital Damascus was also hit by a car bomb, with unconfirmed claims by activists that there were a large number of casualties.

Source: BBC. Read full article. (link)

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