Russia bombed a convoy in Syria

Assad's regime and Russia bombed a convoy bound for Aleppo. 20 freight trucks burned.

20 September 2016 11:05

"Tank bombs" were dropped from helicopters on humanitarian convoy consisting of 20 freight trucks that headed to the area of Urum al-Kubra (Aleppo). The attack burned the trucks, which were to deliver aid for 75 thousand Syrians, according to local sources.

The humanitarian convoy for Syrian citizens was sent by the Red Crescent Organization. In addition to the loss of freight, the attack killed 12 people and injured 18. Firemen and civil defense put out the fire.

According to the eyewitnesses, the attack was carried out by Russian Air Forces and the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

At the same time, the Russian Air Forces carried out a number of attacks in three other areas of Aleppo that killed 21 people.

Since the end of the ceasefire the attacks by Russian forces and its ally - the Assad - have killed 33 people.

So far, Assad hasn’t made any official statements on the bombing of humanitarian cargo. But earlier, the command of his troops claimed it ends the announced ceasefire.

During a week-long ceasefire in Syria, established on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, President Bashar al-Assad's forces 254 times violated the ceasefire in 34 districts of the country, reported the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces in Syria.

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