Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny/Cloudy    24 / 13   City Forecast

Home>>World

Syria records 1,300 violations by "terrorists" of UN-led truce (2)

(Xinhua)

08:06, April 27, 2012

In central Hama province, SANA said bomb-makers accidentally set off explosives they were manufacturing at a house in Masha'a al-Tayyar neighborhood, killing 16 people and injuring 12 others. However, the opposition accused the government troops of being behind the incident and said that the heavy shelling killed 70 in that area.

In Arbeen, a four-member family was killed by gunfire of armed groups on Thursday, said SANA.

Meanwhile, UN observers, who arrived in Syria 10 days ago to monitor the shaky cease-fire, inspected the location of the incident in Hama, according to Ahmad Fawzi, spokesman of Kofi Annan, however, the spokesman gave no details.

SANA said the UN observers on Thursday visited also the southern province of Sweida, the Damascus suburb of Douma, central Homs and Hama.

Currently, there are 15 observers on ground in Syria, four of whom were dispatched evenly to Homs and Hama. The number of the team is to grow to 100 within the next month and eventually would reach up to 300 in accordance with the UN Security Council's recent resolution.

On daily bases, the monitors tour several hotspots across Syria to pave the way for the full mission.

【1】 【2】

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:陈丽丹)

Related Reading

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. 'Class for Ladies' in Wuhan Textile University

  2. Temple fair in ancient Luoyang

  3. China, Russia hold joint naval drill

  4. Last thatched tribal in Hainan

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Top adviser's visit promotes friendship, cooperation
  2. Panicky responses to shootings harm students
  3. ChiNext delisting policies ramp up risk for investors
  4. Motives behind Tokyo's claim to buy Diaoyu Islands
  5. Huangyan crisis hints long-term tensions
  6. Arab countries hold mixed feelings towards US
  7. Renminbi's global use growing
  8. Kindergarten University
  9. Bo's downfall result of inflated sense of influence
  10. Commentary: CPC shows no tolerance for corruption

What's happening in China

Close shots of society

  1. "Full Circle" Premieres at BJIFF
  2. Smooth road ahead for luxury vehicles
  3. Musicians sound off at copyright changes
  4. Legislature deliberates report on Chinese prisons
  5. Over 20,000 Americans studying in China: MOE

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai