Syria deadline passes, no reported violence




 
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Syria deadline passes, no reported violence
 
April 12th, 2012  
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Syria deadline passes, no reported violence
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The deadline for a U.N.-backed ceasefire aimed at halting more than a year of bloodshed in Syria passed on Thursday with no immediate reports of violence. People in the restive provinces of Homs, Hama and Idlib which have seen sustained shelling by President Bashar al-Assad's forces over the last week, said the situation was calm after the 6 a.m. (11 p.m. Eastern Time) deadline expired. An activist in Damascus said the capital was also quiet. ...




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