16 Nov 2017 12:24

Red Cross sends aid convoy to Donbas

KYIV. Nov 16 (Interfax) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Mission has sent 16 trucks carrying 294 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Donbas territory uncontrolled by Kyiv, the State Border Service of Ukraine said in a statement.

"Sixteen humanitarian trucks of the ICRC Mission en route from Kyiv to Donetsk and Luhansk have crossed into the uncontrolled territory through the Novotroitske checkpoint," the service said.

It said that the trucks were carrying 294 tonnes of hygienic items, medicine, and food.