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Second Aid Convoy Heads for Besieged Syrian Town of Madaya

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    Second Aid Convoy Heads for Besieged Syrian Town of Madaya
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    A convoy of trucks loaded with humanitarian supplies are seen heading to the besieged town of Madaya, some 24 kilometers in southwest Damascus, Syria, on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 for distribution as part of a large-scale U.N.-sponsored aid operation in the war-ravaged country.

    A second wave of aid trucks was headed for the besieged and starving Syrian town of Madaya on Thursday morning, according to the International Committee for the Red Cross, NBC News reported.

    Horrific images of emaciated residents and tales of desperation have emerged from Madaya, a town of some 40,000 residents that has been besieged by pro-Syrian government forces for months.

    One aid convoy made it to Madaya on Monday but officials said the locals were in need of much more assistance.