Breaking : Aid convoys enter East Ghouta during humanitarian pause (Pictures)
For the first time in months, up to 46 trucks loaded with aid made it into the rebel bastion of East Ghouta region as the Syrian Army continues to snatch more territories from Islamist rebels.
The aid convoys, jointly sent by the UN, International Committee of the Red Cross and Syrian Red Crescent, include food parcels enough for 27,000 people, tons of flour bags, as well as basic medical supplies.
This is the first time aid convoys enter the beleaguered East Ghouta region since the Syrian forces began a full-scale offensive to reclaim the entire area.
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Ever since, the government troops have achieved substantial advances, recapturing several towns formerly held by the Islamic insurgents.