The Wall Street Journal: U.S. officials blame Russia for airstrike on U.N. convoy in Syria

U.S. intelligence agencies believe that Russian aircraft conducted the strike that targeted a humanitarian aid convoy in northern Syria on Monday, according to U.S. officials.

Secretary of State John Kerry initially had suggested that Syrian aircraft were responsible for the strikes on the U.N. convoy, which killed at least 12 people. U.S. officials said new intelligence indicates that Russian forces, rather than the Syrians, conducted the strike.

Airstrike Hits United Nations Aid Convoy in Syria


The United Nations is suspending all convoys in Syria after Monday’s attack on an emergency aid convoy outside of Aleppo. U.S. officials called the airstrike “outrageous,” yet said it was too early to declare the cease-fire finished.

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