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Aid convoy attacked in Syria had a truck with mortar gun: Russia

world Updated: Sep 21, 2016 01:06 IST
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The Russian defence ministry has uploaded part of the footage at its page on YouTube service showing the aid convoy attacked in Syria. (YouTube screengrab)

An aid convoy that came under attack in Syria was accompanied by a militants’ pickup truck armed with a heavy mortar gun, Russian news agencies quoted the nation’s defence ministry on Tuesday as saying.

The ministry has uploaded part of the footage at its page on YouTube service.

The agencies cited a defence ministry official as saying footage provided by drones had shown “new details” of the incident on Monday.

Russia has denied reports that its or the Syrian air force had struck the convoy near Aleppo.