Monday, March 14, 2016

Russian Defense Ministry: 29 Breaches of “Cessation of Hostilities” by Terrorists During the Past 24 Hours
13 March، 2016

Moscow, SANA- The Russian Coordination Center in Hmeimem airport announced on Sunday that 29 breaches of “cessation of hostilities” by terrorist organizations were observed during the past 24 hours, including 18 breaches in Lattakia, 5 in Damascus, two in Idleb and one in Hama.

The center said in a statement published on the website page of the Russian Defense Ministry that 10 civilians were killed and 30 others were injured due to continued shelling by Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists with artillery and mortars on areas in Damascus and Idleb countryside.

It added “unknown armed groups shelled with mortars and heavy machine-guns sites for the Syrian Army in Lattakia countryside while the so-called Ahrar al-Sham fired with shells two towns in eastern Ghouta in Damascus countryside.

The Center confirmed that the Syrian and Russian warplanes didn’t carry out any sorties on the armed groups’ positions that announced joining “the cessation of hostilities” agreement.

Meanwhile, the center clarified that the Syrian warplane that fell down on Saturday was conducting reconnaissance in Hama province and was downed through shoulder-fired missiles.

Qabas/ Mazen

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