Syria conflict: Attacks reported as truce comes into effect

The first major temporary truce in Syria’s five-year civil war has come into effect.

The “cessation of hostilities” began at midnight (22:00 GMT Friday) with early reports saying front lines were silent.

However, Syrian state television said several shells had hit residential areas of the capital, Damascus. It did not say who had fired.

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