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Two planes with humanitarian aid arrive in Syria in past 24 hours — Defense Ministry

One of them landed at the Russian airbase Khmeimim

MOSCOW, March 11. /TASS/. Two planes carrying humanitarian aid for people affected by the recent earthquake in Syria arrived in the Arab republic in the past 24 hours, Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria Deputy Head Counter Admiral Oleg Gurinov said Saturday, adding that one plane landed at the Russian Khmeimim air base.

"Delivery of humanitarian aid from other countries continues under international cooperation. In the past 24 hours, two planes carrying humanitarian aid arrived in the Syrian Arab Republic, one of them - at the Russian Khmeimim air base," Gurinov said.

He noted that Belarusian military medics, together with Russian medical workers, provide necessary medical aid to people, affected by the earthquake, at the field hospital, deployed in Aleppo. Since February 17, 2,967 people received treatment, 121 of them - in the past 24 hours.

In addition, a Russian Health Ministry multi-purpose field hospital was deployed by Russian servicemen in Aleppo. In the past 24 hours, 51 people received treatment there, Gurinov said.

According to Gurinov, terrorist groups opened fire three times in the Idlib de-escalation area, two times - in the Idlib Province and one time - in the Latakia Province.