Three weeks after, the armed rebels entered the northern town of Aleppo, ammunition supplies had dwindled to 600 bullets and six rockets, resulting in a very bloody stalemate with Assad’s forces.
But despite a ‘rotten’ process, supplies are finally on their way
The rusting green Mercedes truck could have been mistaken for a removal lorry.
It was parked in a narrow street outside a luxurious villa a short distance from the Turkish border, and the arms and legs of chairs and tables protruded from the tarpaulin that covered the back.
Beneath the furniture, however, were 450,000 rounds of ammunition and hundreds of rocket-propelled grenades destined for the armed rebels in Aleppo. Continue reading