Assad Regime Reportedly Denies Striking Aid Convoy Near Aleppo, Syria

'There is no truth to reports carried by some media outlets that the Syrian Arab Army targeted a humanitarian aid convoy in the Aleppo countryside,' state news agency SANA reported.

Lisa Barrington, Omar Fahmy
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, September 20, 2016.
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, September 20, 2016.Credit: Omar Haj Kadour, AFP
Lisa Barrington, Omar Fahmy

REUTERS - Syria's army dismissed media reports that it had hit an aid convoy near the northern city of Aleppo on Monday, state news agency SANA said.

"There is no truth to reports carried by some media outlets that the Syrian Arab Army targeted a humanitarian aid convoy in the Aleppo countryside," SANA said on Tuesday, quoting a source in the Syrian army.

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