Second aid convoy leaves Damascus for besieged Syrian town Madaya – witness
Vegetable vendors sit under a shade near damaged buildings inside a market in the northwestern city of Ariha, in Idlib province, Syria September 28, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah
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BEIRUT: A convoy of 50 aid trucks heading for the besieged Syrian town of Madaya set off from Damascus on Thursday, a Reuters witness said.

The convoy is the second this week to the town near the Lebanese border, where thousands are trapped and local doctors say some have starved to death.

 

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