Destroyed aid convoy in Syria: what we know

Members of the Syrian Civil Defence extinguish burning trucks carrying aid on the side of the road in the town of Orum al-Kubra on September 20, 2016An attack on aid trucks and a warehouse in Syria has killed around 20 civilians, leading the UN to suspend all humanitarian convoys in the war-ravaged country. Trucks carrying food and medical equipment from the United Nations and other agencies were unloading aid into a warehouse in the town of Orum al-Kubra in Aleppo province on Monday. A spokesman for the UN’s humanitarian agency (OCHA) in Geneva, Jens Laerke, said “every single partner or party to the conflict” was informed in advance about the delivery.

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