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Terrorist groups breach cessation of hostilities agreement 7 more times, number of towns joined the agreement raised to 159 towns

Lattakia,- The cessation of hostilities agreement was breached by terrorist groups seven more times during the last 24 hours, with the total number of breaches raised to 706 since the agreement came into effect on the 27th of last February, the Russian Coordination Center said.

The cessation of hostilities agreement does not cover ISIS, Jabhat al-Nusra or other groups designated as terrorist organizations by the UN Security Council.

The Russian center, based in Hmeimim airbase, added in a statement on Wednesday that terrorists of "Jaish al-Islam" targeted with different types of rounds a number of military positions in 7 towns in Damascus countryside.

The Russian center affirmed that groups affiliated to the internationally-designated terrorist organization of Jabhat al-Nusra shelled a number of towns in the countryside of Damascus, Aleppo, Idleb, Hama and Daraa, indicating that the number of towns which announced joining the agreement raised to 159 towns.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency