204-truck Qatari aid sent to Syria

April 13, 2014 - 2:40:49 am

DOHA: The Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) jointly with the Qatar Charity sent the biggest aid convoy to Syria involving 204 trucks to support displaced Syrians inside the country.

The convoy entered the Syrian territory from Turkey through three entry points — Bab Al Salama, Bab Al Hawa and Yelda, Al Sharq reports. The aid was sent in collaboration with IHH, the Turkish humanitarian relief foundation.

The convoy is part of a total of 300 trucks carrying aid provided by 28 humanitarian organisations from 15 countries across the world. The aid includes more than 650 tonnes of flour, 14,000 food packets, 675,000kg of rice, 375,000kg of lentil, 250,000kg of cereal, besides biscuits for children, bottled water, milk, toiletries, medicine and medical equipment.

The Peninsula

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