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ICRC in Syria – 13 trucks of aid to go into eastern Ghouta today

BEIRUT (Reuters) – An aid convoy of 13 trucks is waiting outside Syria’s eastern Ghouta and will deliver food into the rebel enclave on Friday, the International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria (ICRC) told Reuters.

A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 8, 2018.

REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitor, said there were no air strikes on Ghouta towns overnight, for the first time since the government launched a ground offensive there 10 days ago.

Reporting by Kinda Makieh and Ellen Francis; Editing by Hugh Lawson

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