(Adds details) ¶ BEIRUTH, February 08, 15:18 /ITAR-TASS/. The humanitarian operation in Syria’s Homs will continue despite the militants’ provocations, Homs’ governor Talal al-Barazi said.
The Al Mayadeen television channel reports "militants violated a three-day truce by firing at the police department."
The Al Mayadeen says the Syrian authorities allowed delivery to Homs of three tons of food. Delivery of the humanitarian aid is due to begin within next few hours. Currently, local authorities consider the route for of the UN convoy, given the delays in evacuation of civilians.
In the morning, the situation in the city was calm. The UN coordinator on humanitarian missions confirmed the local and governmental authorities had offered most effective support.
Sources at the UN do not rule out the agreement on humanitarian break may be extended to allow more people leave the regions where militants shelter.