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February 28, 2016 11:07 am

Breaches in Fragile Syria Ceasefire Reported by Russia, Rebels

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The aftermath of an aerial bombardment by the Syrian government of rebel-held areas of Azaz in Aleppo governorate. Photo: Wikipedia.

The aftermath of an aerial bombardment by the Syrian government of rebel-held areas of Azaz in Aleppo governorate. Photo: Wikipedia.

Anti-government rebels and Russia have both reported breaches of the fragile truce in Syria — now in its second day.

Russian planes have attacked several sites in northern Syria, activists say.

Russia has not confirmed any sorties on Sunday and says it has also identified nine breaches of the truce.

A cessation of hostilities was agreed as part of a US-Russian plan. Russia says that in general it is holding. It is the first major cessation of hostilities in the five years of war.

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