Food enters Syria's besieged Homs city after local deal: U.N.

January 16, 2015 12:15 PM

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GENEVA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. aid workers have started delivering food to tens of thousands of people trapped in a besieged district of Homs city in Syria following negotiations with warring parties, officials said on Friday.

In the absence of a nationwide peace deal, relief groups have tried to get localized agreements with fighters on all sides of the conflict to get convoys through to people in battle zones.

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