VDO: Humanitarian Aid Reached to Syria’s Rebel’s Besieged Town of Rastan

Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:05:50

The International Commission for the Red Cross (ICRC) and the United Nations on Thursday delivered its largest humanitarian aid convoy to the war-torn city of Rastan, an opposition-held town under siege in the central Homs.

ICRC spokesman Pawel Krzysiek said Thursday's aid convoy was the first to reach the town of Rastan in more than a year.

Krzysiek said about 120 thousand people live in the area.

Rastan has seen its population double because of the influx of people fleeing nearby fighting.

The convoy is made up of 65 trucks containing food, medicine and medical equipment, electricity generators and water treatment materials.

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