Eastern Aleppo down to `last food rations`, says UN

The last remaining stocks of food rations are currently being distributed in Syria`s rebel-held eastern Aleppo and there will be nothing left to hand out next week without a resupply, the UN said Thursday. 

Eastern Aleppo down to `last food rations`, says UN
Shaharzad Hassan, 8, from the Syrian city of Aleppo poses with a drawing she made at the northern Greek border station of Idomeni (File Pic - Courtesy - AP).

Geneva: The last remaining stocks of food rations are currently being distributed in Syria`s rebel-held eastern Aleppo and there will be nothing left to hand out next week without a resupply, the UN said Thursday. 

"The reports we have now from within East Aleppo is that the last food rations are being distributed as we speak," the head of a UN-backed humanitarian taskforce for Syria, Jan Egeland, told journalists. 

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