About 40 tracks with humanitarian supplies reached Deir ez Zor in eastern Syria on Thursday, bringing supplies to soldiers and civilians days after the Syrian army broke a three-year Islamic State siege, Syrian state media reported.
The convoy delivered food, fuel products, as well as essential medications to the city.
The United Nations has estimated that 93,000 civilians were living under IS siege in Deir ez Zor in “extremely difficult” conditions.
Since July 2014, Deir ez Zor was under siege by the ISIS terrorist group. Syrian forces controlled parts of the city, and both them and civilians were supplied with food and ammunition only by air