100 aid trucks to enter besieged Syrian areas

Damascus, Feb 17 (IANS) As many as 100 truckloads of aid were to enter five besieged Syrian areas on Wednesday, as part of the ongoing efforts to deliver aid to besieged Syrians, a humanitarian worker said.

About 50 trucks were ready to enter the rebel-held towns of Madaya and Zabdani in Damascus, Xinhua quoted the humanitarian worker with the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) as saying.

Another 35 were set to enter Muadamiyeh, another rebel-held area in the western countryside of the capital, while 15 others were to be delivered to Kafraya and Foa, both Shia towns besieged by the rebels in Idlib province.

The delivery of aid to the troubled areas were going to take place on periodic basis, in accordance to the needs of each area.

The worker said the media team was going to enter Kafraya and Foa, while a mobile clinic unit was to enter Madaya.

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