IRAN SENDS HUMANITARIAN AID TO SYRIA’S ALEPPO
TEHRAN, Iran Dec.3 (NNN-Xinhua) — Iran sent a consignment of humanitarian aid to the people in Syria’s northwestern city of Aleppo, Press TV reported on Friday.
The shipment contained 150,000 food cans, the head of the Relief and Rescue Organization of the Iranian Red Crescent Society, Morteza Salimi, said.
Salimi said that Iran has so far dispatched 28,000 blankets, 400 tents, 800 rugs, 5,000 oil heaters, 1,400 boxes of dried bread, eight tonnes of medicines, 700 sets of dishware and 165,000 food cans to Aleppo.
Some 31,500 civilians have been displaced since fighting between warring factions escalated on Nov. 24 in Aleppo, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs reported Friday.
Once Syria’s economic hub, Aleppo has been bitterly contested by the Syrian army and opposition groups since 2012. �
Source: Nam News Networkhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/iran-sends-humanitarian-aid-to-syrias-aleppo/General