21 Sep 2016

UN aid convoy attacked in Aleppo

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 21 September 2016

The ceasefire in Syria is over after the deadly airstrike on a humanitarian aid convoy near Aleppo in Syria yesterday.An estimated 20 civilians including a senior official of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were killed in the attack, which destroyed 18 of the 31 trucks in the convoy. Kathryn Ryan speaks to Dr Ahmed Tarakji, President of the Syrian American Medical Society, an aid agency which treated 2.6 million people in Syria and refugees in neighbouring countries last year alone.

Syria aid convoy destroyed

Syria aid convoy destroyed Photo: AFP