Syrian opposition calm following UNSC ceasefire demand

Syrian opposition calm following UNSC ceasefire demand

In Syria, opposition activists and residents of Damascus say the city and its embattled eastern suburbs are relatively calm following the U.N. Security Council's unanimous resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across the country.    

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said no deaths have been reported since the resolution passed.However, there are reports of a few violations, including some clashes, on the southern edge of the rebel-held suburbs, known as eastern Ghouta.

Two airstrikes were also reported shortly after the resolution was adopted.Ghouta-based opposition activist Anas al-Dimashqi says the night was calm but warplanes and drones are still flying over rebel-held areas.populated areas.APP/AFP

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