Activists Claim Ceasefire Breach in Northern Homs Province, Two Casualties Reported

StoryfulPublished: January 13, 2017
Published: January 13, 2017

Syrian activists <a href="" target="_blank">reported</a> a breach in the nationwide ceasefire on January 2 after forces loyal to the Assad regime fired artillery shells, mortars, and heavy machine gunfire into residential areas of al-Rastan, located in the northern Homs province.

The footage shows the family of Mohammad Qasim Haj Yousif, a teenager killed in the artillery fire, mourning around the wrapped up body. An elderly resident of al-Rastan, Mahmoud Lahoud, was also killed in the incident while several others were wounded, according to additional <a href="" target="_blank">activist media reports</a>.

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