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    Russia Brings 1.8 Tonnes of Relief Aid to Thousand of Syrians in Aleppo

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    The Russian Defense Ministry reported that Russia’s military has delivered 1.8 tonnes of humanitarian aid to civilians in Aleppo.

    HMEYMIM (Sputnik) — Russia’s military has delivered 1.8 tonnes of humanitarian aid to civilians in Aleppo, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a daily bulletin on Thursday.

    "Citizens of Aleppo have received 1.8 tons of food products in the areas of al-Shabha al-Kadim, Quarter 3,000, Tambuga, al-Salkhin, Tirabl al-Halek, and Hanany. Within last 24 hours, 1,240 citizens have received humanitarian aid," the ministry's center for Syrian reconciliation said.

    Additionally, Russian planes airdropped 21.5 tonnes of UN-provided food rations to the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, while more food and medical supplies were transported by land to the town of Duma, northeast of Damascus.

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