April 15 - Video posted to a social media website purports to show heavy shelling in the battered city of Homs -- four days after a ceasefire was set to take effect. Travis Brecher reports.
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Four days after a ceasefire was meant to take effect in Syria, violent attacks persist.
This video that activists posted to a social media website purports to show heavy shelling in the battered city of Homs.
Syrians in the hard-hit district of Khalidiya said shells were coming in at a rate of one per minute.
Reuters is unable to independently verify the content of this footage.
Despite the continued violence, there has been a significant drop in the daily death toll - which had at times topped 100.
Syrian authorities continue to blame the violence on what they describe as "terrorists" seeking to topple the country's leadership.
A six-person team of United Nations observers was due to deploy in blue helmets on Monday to monitor the ceasefire that is yet to take hold.
Travis Brecher, Reuters
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