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    Displaced Syrians fleeing areas in the northern embattled province of Aleppo, walk past tents at the Bab al-Salama camp, set up outside the Syrian city of Azaz on Syria's northern border with Turkey on February 12, 2016

    Russia Brings Three Tonnes of Relief Aid to Syria’s Aleppo, Damascus Camp

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    Russia delivered three tonnes of humanitarian aid on Tuesday to vulnerable families in the Syrian town of Massyad in Aleppo and a camp near Damascus housing the internally displaced, the Russian military said.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — A Russian air carrier also delivered 18 tonnes of UN aid – food products and grain – to the Islamist-besieged town of Deir ez-Zor.

    "Low-income families in Massyad (Aleppo province) and a camp for internally displaced persons in Damascus have received three tons of humanitarian cargoes with food products and sweets for children," the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

    Syria has been mired in a civil war since 2011, with government forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad fighting numerous opposition factions and extremist groups.

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