Humanitarian Assistance to Syria Suspended After Attack on Aid Convoy

Humanitarian Assistance to Syria Suspended After Attack on Aid ConvoyAid to Syria has been suspended after yesterday’s attack on a United Nations and Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy in the countryside of Aleppo. The convoy was delivering wheat flour, health supplies and other emergency aid to some 75,000 people in Urum al-Kubra in rural Aleppo, according to the U.N. Of the 31 trucks in the convoy, at least 18 were hit. A Syrian Red Crescent warehouse was also destroyed and a health clinic severely damaged, the U.N. said.

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