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NEW YORK/DAMASCUS/AMMAN, 16 April 2017 – “After six years of war and human carnage in Syria … six years of heartbreak for so many Syrian families… there comes a new horror that must break the heart of anyone who has one. More than 60 children reportedly killed in an attack on a bus convoy yesterday outside Aleppo. A convoy of families who for so long had already known so much suffering. Now the survivors must bear such a new and terrible loss.

 

“We must draw from this not only anger, but renewed determination to reach all the innocent children throughout Syria with help and comfort. And draw from it also the hope that all those with the heart and the power to end this war will do so.”

 

 

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UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

 

For more information about UNICEF and its work for children visit www.unicef.org

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For more information contact:

Najwa Mekki, UNICEF New York, nmekki@unicef.org, +1917 209 1804

Malene Jensen, UNICEF Regional Office in Amman, mjensen@unicef.org, +962 79 109 6500

 

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