Afrin, Syria, Mar. 1, 2018. Humanitarian aid provided by the International Red Cross and Red Crescent enters the area of Afrin north of Aleppo, Northern Syria.
The convoy started towards Afrin and the city of Tel Rifaat. It consists of 29 trucks that began to enter the area of Afrin across the village of al-Ziara.
A few days ago, civil society organizations in al-Hasakah launched a fundraising to support Afrin. This coincides with clashes between the Turkish Army and factions of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) on one hand and the Kurdish People's Protection Units on the other. The FSA gained control of several villages and strategic hills during the clashes.