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    Aid is seen strewn across the floor in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 20, 2016, the morning after a convoy delivering aid was hit by a deadly air strike.

    Russian MoD Releases Footage of Attacked UN Aid Convoy in Syria's Aleppo (VIDEO)

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    The Russian military unveiled on Tuesday video footage of a UN humanitarian aid convoy that came under attack in Syria, which shows a militants' pickup vehicle carrying a large-caliber mortar as part of the convoy.

    The video shows that the UN aid convoy was accompanied by a terrorists' off-road vehicle with a large-caliber mortar launcher, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said.

    "The examination of the video footage made via drones of the movement of the humanitarian convoy in areas controlled by militants in the province of Aleppo has revealed new details. The video clearly shows how terrorists are redeploying a pickup with a large-caliber mortar on it using the convoy as a cover," Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said.

    He said that "it is unclear yet who accompanies whom: the [pickup with a] mortar accompanies the convoy with "White Helmets" volunteers or vise versa. And most importantly, where did the mortar disappear near the destination point of the convoy and what was the target of its fire during the convoy's stop and unloading?"

    On Monday, the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said that the aid convoy crossed the conflict line in the Big Orem area of the Syrian city of Aleppo.

    Later in the day, UN officials stated that the convoy had been shelled and there were casualties.

    Earlier in the day, the Russian Defense Ministry said that neither Russian, not Syria aircraft carried out strikes against the UN aid convoy, emphasizing that the
    examination of video footage reveals no signs of an ammunition strikes on the convoy and it seems to be set on fire.

    The ministry emphasized that the perpetrator of the fire, as well as his goal may be known by members of the "White Helmets" organization that allegedly has connection to al-Nusra Front terrorists who have "accidentally" been at the right time and in the right place with cameras.

    According to the official, al-Nusra Front terrorist group carried out an artillery attack on the southwestern suburb of Aleppo using multiple launch rocket systems.

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    • Xtreme784in reply toConcrete Mike(Show commentHide comment)
      Concrete Mike, The red overlay indicate the convoy line.. It's to differentiate between the convoy and any other existing object/s movement in proximity to it.
    • Concrete Mikein reply toXtreme784(Show commentHide comment)
      Xtreme784, thanks for the confirmation brother i appreciate it.
    • iainthepict
      Less then 40s worth of video doesn't prove very much. What it shows could've happened at any time during the day, before any air strikes or shelling or attack on the convoy took place. The Russians must know whose planes and where they came from. Why not show us some radar info or more concrete evidence?
    • elsa.zardini
      But this White Helmets are terrorists!

      sputniknews.com/search/?query=White+Helmets

      And they are going to get the Nobel Peace Prize!
    • elsa.zardiniin reply toslogococra(Show commentHide comment)
      slogococra, False Flag, to blame it on Syria and Russia. In the videos you posted the White Helmets (Terrorists) were immediately blaming Syria and Russia without any proof. False Flag.
    • slogococrain reply toelsa.zardini(Show commentHide comment)
      Well, with the false flag logic I can say that Mr. Bashar Al-Assad is an US false flag to blame Putin …
    • mzungu in Africa
      Are there no survivors who can tell the story?
    • elsa.zardiniin reply toslogococra(Show commentHide comment)
      slogococra, No, you can't, because the False Flag Attacks do indeed have a logic based on why and on who benefits.
    • francescoslosselin reply toslogococra(Show commentHide comment)
      slogococra,
      maybe wish war?
    • james
      why in the hell doesnt assad round up the white helmet instigators and deport them all?
    • Jonathan Fergusonin reply tojames(Show commentHide comment)
      james, I'm sure he would like to. Guess he's got a lot going on right now...
    • Castoropollux
      2 persons is seen beside the trucks. The first at 0.17 and the other when the mortartruck stops. They are hiding from some shooting.

      No fires among the vehicles.

      I would like to see more videos.
    • bvgp
      Al Qaeda gets together with Israeli and US Intelligence: "Lets bomb our own trucks and say it's Russia".

      After Ghouta Sarin has been proven at UNSC to be Libyan sarin set off by Al Qaeda with USA instructions via Qatari generals (Where British HQ for the wars is) - how any of you believe a WORD the USA says is beyond me. Photos of the Trucks have been released all over social media by locals living there as well as Russian footage. The trucks and warehouse look Ransacked with small mortars and small fires. Not even one bomb crater and tar mack is not even affected.

      Those "Rebels" (Al Qaeda) have been bombing their own hospitals for 5 years and saying it was Syrians. They know they cannot blame the Syrians any more so they now blame the Russians. Grow a brain and get out the Matrix. It's SO obvious.
    • bvgp
      Al Qaeda gets together with Israeli and US Intelligence: "Lets bomb our own trucks and say it's Russia".

      After Ghouta Sarin has been proven at UNSC to be Libyan sarin set off by Al Qaeda with USA instructions via Qatari generals (Where British HQ for the wars is) - how any of you believe a WORD the USA says is beyond me. Photos of the Trucks have been released all over social media by locals living there as well as Russian footage. The trucks and warehouse look Ransacked with small mortars and small fires. Not even one bomb crater and tar mack is not even affected.

      Those "Rebels" (Al Qaeda) have been bombing their own hospitals for 5 years and saying it was Syrians. They know they cannot blame the Syrians any more so they now blame the Russians. Grow a brain and get out the Matrix. It's SO obvious.
    • ivanwa88
      FALSE FLAG: UN Convoy another Information War Fake?
      September 21, 2016 - Fort Russ News -
      Tsargrad - translated by J. Arnoldski




      Following military and diplomatic failures, the United States has launched an information war against Syria and Russia. Yesterday, we discussed the provocation in Deir ez-Zor, where the American coalition aided ISIS terrorists in seizing strategic heights. Today, new information stuffing has appeared.

      Western media are spinning the news of a supposed UN humanitarian convoy destroyed near Aleppo by Russian or Syrian air forces….But was there ever actually such a convoy?

      There is a video of a convoy before departure, in the footage of which you can see trucks with UNICEF flags. A volunteer says that the 31 trucks are headed to Aram al-Kubra carrying food and medicines. [ But is this the same convoy is that which was hit? The UNICEF one is apparently still there - ed ]






      Aram al-Kubra is a small village which before the war numbered around 5,000 inhabitants. Since the war began, it has been totally emptied. The village is located in the deep rear of Al-Nusra militants and is used as a backup base for groups trying to break into Aleppo. The picturesque ruins have been used by various human rights organizations as a decorative backdrop for stories about Russian and Syrian airstrikes on civilians.


      Here, in fact, is a screenshot from a video from November 2012. The war had just begun, and the man already familiar to us from the other video is talking about the destruction of the city.




      Then these same ruins are used to blame the Syrian government for using napalm and cluster bombs. Then they began to blame Russian planes for bombing hospitals and schools. But there is not a single hospital in Aram al-Kubra. The construction of a medial center was interrupted by the civil war, and private physicians use rented offices.

      Blaming the Russian air force for airstrikes on civilians appeared out of thin air. Western and opposition media could not present any evidence. As you know, burning trucks somewhere and with something without any recognizable signs and then unleashing hysterical cries is quite a weak argument.

      Here is the footage of the supposedly burning UN convoy. Somehow, the trucks and their cargo were no longer marked as UNICEF, but labeled as from the Bureau for Refugee Affairs. The sad Arab in a funny helmet repeats like a mantra: “We brought 20 trucks of aid to Syrian Christians. All the things here went to Syrian Christians.”




      To what Christians living in the terrorists’ rear was the convoy delivered? Syrian Christians live in the territories controlled by the army because the oppositions’ militants (the thugs of Jebat al-Nusra) simply exterminated all Christians on captured territories or forced them to flee. Such simple lines were designed for a Western audience - Europeans and Americans ignorant and troubled by reasonable thinking who, seeing these pictures, really believe that Russia bombed a UN convoy, Syrian Christians, and all and sundry.


      The voiceover tragically moans about Russian airstrikes on a humanitarian convoy. Three children covered in dust and bandages cry for the camera. But the question arises: if the strike was inflicted on a UN convoy, then why were five-year-old children the victims? Who are they? Truckers, drivers, or translators? But the ordinary viewer just sees a crying child and believes any nonsense said on camera.




      The frankly propagandistic channel of Qatar Wahhabis does not even hesitate to lie. At the beginning of the Syrian war, Al-Jazeera transmitted the orders to then unorganized gangs of rebels. Daily news showed stories of [non-existent] attacks on this or that target. After seeing the story on TV, militants attacked the site a few hours later. Al-Jazeera journalists then managed to be in the right place at the right time when and where the militants began their next operation. The same can be said about the elusive “Al-Qaeda” terrorists sought by the whole world’s intelligence services - they are peacefully communicating with correspondents of this interesting channel. Recently on Al-Jazeera, for example, an official statement was made by al-Muhaisen, the main preacher of Jebat al-Nusra, who called for a global massacre in the style of his jihadist competitors from ISIS.

      But let’s return to the bombed-out UN trucks.

      The news of the humanitarian convoy raised a lot of questions which are constantly being given new answers. How was the convoy bombed? Opposition sources can’t agree whether it was a barrel bomb from a Syrian helicopter, a raid by Russian fighter jets, or a missile strike. Whose cargo was it? The US’s official representatives can’t decide if it was the Red Cross’, UNICEF’s, or other NGOs’.

      And who is the source of all this information from Syria? Western media have cited the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. This is a Twitter account run by some Abdel Rahman, a shawarma trader in London who has no more connections to Syria and Syrian events then to you, with his London shawarma.

      An information war has been raging for a while. More than half of the information circulating in the media, social networks, and the internet are blatant lies. Propagandists mainly emphasize pity and simple feelings. Hence their spotlight on the disabled and children.

      This photograph appeared in newspapers and journals with the caption “Boy sleeps beside his revolutionary parents’ grave in Syria.” Sad, huh? But this boy is the nephew of the author, and he lives in Saudi Arabia. The photographer landscaped this handful of gravel himself.




      Here’s the video of the young boy Omran from Aleppo who was allegedly the victim of a Russian airstrike. Look how activists first put him on the couch, then on a stretcher, and then filmed and photographed him instead of offering medical assistance as if he didn’t really need it.




      And here’s a fake from the city of Madaya, where the population allegedly died from hunger. The photos of anorexic children turned out to be photoshop, and the originals were stolen from the social network accounts of Lebanese and Indian adolescents.







      Here, in fact, is a photo of the supposedly starving civilians of Madaya during an anti-government rally: bearded men with well-fed faces.






      Following the scandal of Deir ez-Zor, where the American coalition provided air support for ISIS terrorists, Western media have had to somehow distract the public, "wag the dog"…It is clear that promoting this information stuffing to the scale of a recognized warcrime will not end successfully. But it will give Washington time to think up another dirty trick.
    • Matthewbleu2
      Again the US leaders like Kerry are liars for blaming Russia and Syria for bombing the aid convoy. What have they got to gain for bombing the trucks?
    • ivanwa88
      Read the article above a classic switch was done with convoys a sophisticated con job pulled of by the desperate and the lowest of the low.
    • ptcjm
      This article in a norwegian newspapers talks about Nato Chief Jens Stoltenberg harsh words to Russian foreign Minister MR. Lavrov, while in RT article reveals NATO chief not pointing at Russia.
      Therefore with the same image of Stoltenberg in two different newspapers, the Norwegians are to learn that the attack on the convoy is Russia's responsibility and of course scolding Mr. Lavrov, while the English version tells of the NATO chief waiting until facts are put on the table.

      Some journalists have apparently given themselves release from work, because some of them isn't working in accordance with the ethical principles of journalists, or is it possible the NATO chief is talking with divided toungs, one for the Norwegian population and other for the broader spectrum of audience?

      Would be interesting to find out.

      www.abcnyheter.no/nyheter/2016/09/22/195243937/stoltenberg-med-harde-ord-til-Lavrov

      www.rt.com/news/360198-stoltenberg-unga-rt-interview
    • Ruscinoin reply toelsa.zardini(Show commentHide comment)
      elsa.zardini, Well said - White Helmets are undercover US & UK Special Ops AKA Terrorists
    • ptcjmin reply toelsa.zardini(Show commentHide comment)
      elsa.zardini, any connection to take the attention from the recent USA led massacre on the Syrians?
      www.global research.ca/syria-attack-on-aid-convoy-kills-twenty-destroys-aid-and-obliterates-us-war-crimes-in-support-of-isis-daesh-terror-group/5547059?utm_campaign=magnet&utm_source=article_page&utm_medium=related_articles
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