Syria aid convoy denied entry to besieged suburb of Darayya

Syria aid convoy denied entry to besieged suburb of Darayya
 

Syrian government forces have blocked what would have been the first aid convoy to a besieged Damascus suburb for more than three years.
The convoy had been given permission "from all parties" to proceed, the UN and Red Cross said.
About 4,000 people are thought to be trapped in the rebel-held suburb of Darayya.
Earlier this month, the UN said the Syrian government was refusing to allow aid to hundreds of thousands of people.
Government forces shelled parts of Darayya on Thursday, the UK-based monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.
The suburb borders a... read more

 
13 May 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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