Miles of Smiles makes breakthrough convoy crossing into Gaza through Egypt

Ahram Online, Monday 1 Aug 2011

Humanitarian aid convoy enters Gaza with six tons of medical supplies

The Miles of Smiles convoy has crossed to Gaza on Monday through Egypt’s Rafah borders.

The convoy includes eight ambulances carrying six tons of medical supplies.    

It includes 36 people from Britain, Australia, Bahrain and Egypt. This is its third time to head to Gaza in the past two years.

Many attempts by other groups to send supplies to besieged Gazans have failed.

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