UN Delivers Food Aid by Air Drop to Besieged Syrian City

April 11, 2016 11:46 AM

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A U.N. agency has used parachutes to air drop food aid to a Syrian city under siege since March 2014.

The Rome-based World Food Program says the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, its local partner, collected 22 of 26 pallets dropped Sunday from a chartered aircraft for the hungry in Deir Ezzor, eastern Syria. WFP was working to discover what happened to the other four pallets.

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