Syria Red Crescent says aid delivered to Homs 'despite shelling'
Syria's Red Crescent said on Saturday it delivered some food and medical aid to rebel-held areas of Homs city that have been under siege since 2012..


"Although the team was shelled and fired upon we managed to deliver 250 food parcels, 190 hygiene kits and chronic diseases medicines," the Syrian Red Crescent said on Twitter. In an earlier tweet, the Red Crescent also said all its workers and the UN staff with them had left the besieged Old City of Homs safely, with one aid truck driver having suffered a "minor injury." (AFP)