Food aid enters Syria's besieged Daraya for first time since 2012: Red Crescent

A truck of the Syrian Red Crescent drives as an aid convoy entered the rebel-held Syrian town of Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus, on June 1, 2016A food aid convoy entered the Syrian town of Daraya on Thursday, the first delivery since the start of a siege there by the Damascus regime in 2012, a Red Crescent official told AFP. “Nine lorries are currently being unloaded in Daraya. Earlier Thursday, the UN said Syria had given approval for humanitarian convoys to reach all of the country’s 19 besieged areas, including rebel-held Daraya, by the end of the month.

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