A humanitarian convoy came under fire in Syria

In Syria shelled a convoy of the joint humanitarian assistance of the UN and the Syrian branch of the red Crescent society, reports Reuters with reference to the press-Secretary of the UN Stefan Dwarika.

According to the representative of the international organization, at least 18 of the 31 trucks came under fire from armed groups. Also, an attack occurred on the warehouse of the Syrian red Crescent society.

Information on casualties, the UN does not yet have. According to the Syrian monitoring centre for human rights, based in London, referenced by the Associated Press, as a result of shelling killed 12 people.

The humanitarian convoy followed in the Syrian town of URM al-Kubra is located in the southern province of Aleppo. He was supposed to reach 78 million people.

U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry has accused the Syrian government army bombed “indiscriminately”, including humanitarian convoys.

Saudi Arabia, in turn, is also blamed schA attack on the humanitarian convoy of the UN of the Syrian government forces. “I just found out that the Syrian regime attacked a humanitarian convoy that was heading to Aleppo”, — said the permanent representative of Saudi Arabia to the UN Abdallah al-Moallem

Earlier in the Center of the reconciliation of the conflicting parties in Syria said that the militants banned the group “Frente al-Nusra launched a massive offensive on the southwestern outskirts of Aleppo. Currently, the government troops of Bashar al-Assad are fighting to prevent breakthrough of the terrorists towards the Central part of Aleppo.