The Guardian: UN suspends all aid convoy movements in Syria after airstrike
Red Cross president says attack on UN and Red Crescent convoy delivering supplies is unacceptable violation of international law
The United Nations has suspended aid convoys in Syria after an airstrike hit a fleet of trucks carrying food to a rebel-held area near Aleppo on Monday.
The UN humanitarian aid spokesman Jens Laerke said: “As an immediate security measure, other convoy movements in Syria have been suspended for the time being, pending further assessment of the security situation.”
He said the UN had only recently received permission from the Syrian government to deliver aid to besieged areas of the country.
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WNU Editor: Russia is denying reports that they were involved in this strike .... Russian, Syrian Jets Did Not Conduct Airstrikes on UN Convoy in Aleppo - MoD (Sputnik). What's my take .... you can see the flash of the missile strike at the beginning of this video.
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