U.N. Was Warned of Airstrikes Before Ill-Fated Convoy Left

September 20, 2016 10:52 PM

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U.N. Was Warned of Airstrikes Before Ill-Fated Convoy Left

‘Airstrikes are not a reason to stop the convoy,’ U.N. official wrote after opposition warned of danger from Syrian government

ISTANBUL—United Nations officials went ahead with an ill-fated aid delivery to a rebel-held town in northern Syria Monday despite warnings by their own staff and Western-backed rebels that the area wasn’t safe, according to communications seen by The Wall Street Journal.

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