First U.N. Aid Convoy Crosses Into Iraq

Politics | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00

The first U.N. aid convoy carrying drinking water drove into Iraq from Iran on Friday.

A U.N. official said 11 trucks carrying 102,000 liters of drinking water -- 5,100 20-liter jerrycans -- supplied by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) crossed the frontier at Shalamcheh in southwestern Khuzestan province.

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