Twelve dead in air raids on voedseltrucks Aleppo

Twelve dead in air raids on voedseltrucks Aleppo

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Trucks full of food and supplies, are Monday night in the neighbourhood of Aleppo bombarded from the air. They were attacked by Syrian or Russian fighters, after earlier in the day came to an end the cease-fire in Syria. Twelve people came to life.

It comes to different workers of the relief agency, Red crescent and drivers of the trucks with relief supplies. It reports the Syrian Observatory for human Rights (SOHR).

The trucks would have been hit by five missiles, while on an area of the support centre of the Red Half Moon in Urm al-Kubra were parked. The head of the center took death.

The aid convoys were on the way to the citizens in Aleppo and other places under cover of the cease-fire government forces and rebels since last week on Monday, eight names after an agreement between the U.S. and Russia.

According to activists took over the Syrian air force almost immediately after the end of the ceasefire, parts of Aleppo under fire in the hands of the insurgents. The Observatory counted out 35 air strikes in and around the Northern Syrian metropolis since the army is the cease-fire was discontinued.


In Aleppo was, for the armistice was heavy fighting by Russian and Syrian aircraft, the number of attacks on Syrian rebels had stepped up.

Over 300,000 citizens of the city not to leave, and there is still a severe shortage of food and clean drinking water. The convoy had flour and medical supplies for 78,000 people on board. The United Nations and the Red Cross to investigate exactly what happened.

The special Syria envoy of the United Nations, Staffan de Mistura, said it in front of Reuters news agency “deeply shocked”. “This attack comes as a huge blow. The convoy is sent after long preparations, isolated citizens to offer help.”

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Government forces Syria ends truce


In spite of the air campaign to deny the United States the negotiations about an armistice. The Us secretary of state John Kerry expressed Monday his annoyance over Russia that openly had declared that the ceasefire was pointless, without that here was discussed with Washington.

Also told Kerry that the Russians have to work harder for its Syrian ally to bridle, even to snatch the rebels in the direction of Aleppo.

Kerry had to acknowledge that the ceasefire, which is about a week kept, has not resulted in significant delivery of humanitarian aid.

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