The investigation of the bombing of the humanitarian convoy to Aleppo in September 2016, which was conducted by the UN Commission, install, whose aircraft attacked failed. As reported by Reuters, says the report of the Commission, issued at the headquarters of the United Nations.
The blow on the convoy was struck multiple types of ammunition in the RAID involved more than one aircraft, the report said.
According to the authors of the report, the strike could cause only the Syrian, the Russian aircraft as well as aircraft of the coalition, headed by USA. The opposition forces were not able to bomb the convoy, the document says. The Agency leads the assessment involved in the work of the Commission experts who believe that part of the US air force and the coalition in this RAID “unlikely.”
That a confidential report on the results of the incident investigation is ready and submitted for study to the Secretary General of the organization ban Ki-moon’s press service, the UN announced on 17 December.
“The Secretary-General very carefully study it in the coming days. We have to figure out what happened, for the victims of this incident and their courageous colleagues who every day risk their lives to help those in need. The only way to learn from this incident and to help prevent its repetition” — quoted TASS the press service of the UN.
A humanitarian convoy near Aleppo came under bombardment in the night from 19 to 20 September. In a statement, the red cross and Crescent societies spoke of the deaths of 20 civilians, razhruzhaly trucks with humanitarian aid, as well as one employee of the Syrian red Crescent. According to Reuters, killing at least 10 people.
Washington blamed the incident on government forces, saying that the army of President Bashar al-Assad strikes “indiscriminate”. Reuters, citing two us officials reported that during the shelling of the convoy in the air, there were two su-24 Russian space forces.
The defense Ministry denied any involvement in the attack, Russian and Syrian aircraft. The Agency noted that the footage from the scene of the attack on a humanitarian convoy there is no sign of interference with the column of any ammunition. “All demonstrated in the video frames is a direct consequence of the fire load, which is a strange way began simultaneously with the implementation of a large scale militant attack on Aleppo,” — said the official representative of the Ministry of defense Igor Konashenkov.