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    Car Bomb in Syria’s Hama Province Kills 2 - Reports

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    At least two people were killed.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A car bomb in the west-central Syrian province of Hama killed at least two people, Syrian media reported Saturday.

    The attack, hours after a ceasefire between Syrian government and rebel forces took effect, took place at the eastern entrance of Salamiyah city, according to the SANA news service.

    Russia and the United States reached an agreement on the ceasefire in Syria on February 22. The ceasefire took effect at midnight on Saturday, Damascus time (22:00 GMT on Friday).

    The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing the Russia-US agreement on the cessation of hostilities in Syria on Friday, shortly before the ceasefire came into force.

    The cessation of hostilities does not apply to terrorist groups operating in Syria, such as Islamic State (IS, also known as Daesh) and Jabhat al-Nusra (Nusra Front).

    No group claimed responsibility for the latest attack in Salamiyah.

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