Aid convoy reaches starving Syrian town

An aid convoy entered the besieged Syrian town of Madaya on Monday where thousands have been trapped without supplies for months and people are reported to have died of starvation.
Aid convoy reaches starving Syrian town
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Trucks carrying food and medical supplies reached Madaya near the Lebanese border and began to distribute aid as part of an agreement between warring sides, the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross. 
Dozens are said to have died in the town from starvation or a lack of medical care and activists say some inhabitants have been reduced to eating leaves. Images said to be of emaciated residents have appeared widely on social media. 
Madaya is besieged by pro-Syrian government forces, while the two villages in Idlib province are encircled by rebels fighting the Syrian government.

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