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U.N. expert: Aleppo aid convoy attacked by Russian air strike


PUBLISHED Wed, October 05, 2016 - 10:47am EDT


A U.N. expert said on Wednesday, analysis of satellite imagery of a deadly attack on an aid convoy in Syria last month showed that it was an air strike. Some 20 people were killed in the attack on the U.N. and Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy at Urem Al-Kubra near the northern city of Aleppo. The attack also destroyed 18 of 31 trucks, a warehouse and clinic. The United States blamed two Russian warplanes. The planes were in the skies above the area at the time of the incident. Moscow denies the allegation. According to them, the convoy caught fire.





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