There was no sign of troop withdrawal from restive areas of Syria Tuesday morning, as stipulated by a UN-brokered ceasefire proposal, activists said.

"The UN plan was suppose to go into effect at 6 am local time. Instead, several Syrian army tanks which are still positioned at the outskirts of central province of Homs, shelled Al-Khalidiyeh and Bab al-Sibaa neighborhoods," activist Omar Homsi said.

"The tanks and troops are still where they are, no changes on the ground so far," he added.

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