But in the last two days, there have been reports of only sporadic shooting.
Colleagues said he was shot once through the back as he scrambled for shelter during a lull in the sporadic shooting.
There have been a few accounts of sporadic shooting on both sides, from troops who hadn't received the word.
Only sporadic shooting has been reported in Chiapas in the past few days.
Even so, there was some sporadic shooting.
Criminals have used small explosive devices, and there have also been sporadic shootings.
"There are no rebels," he said of the sporadic shooting heard for much of the day.
There has been sporadic shooting, the monitors have reported.
In addition to sporadic shooting and a suicide bombing in the capital, there was heavy fighting for a town on the Syrian border.
He could hear sporadic shooting, which meant the surprise had not been complete.