Ambulances begin 3000 mile journey to Syria

Map showing 3000 mile journey from Birmingham to Syria Credit: ITV News Central

Around ten ambulances that are no longer in service are being used to transport aid from the Midlands to Syria. The supplies will be used to help hundreds of refugee families.

One vehicle is leaving Derby, two are heading from Burton and six from Birmingham. The trip has been organised by the charity SKT Welfare.

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Midlands convoy to Syria

Ambulances no longer in service in the Midlands have been filled with aid for Syrian refugees. One vehicle is leaving Derby, two are heading from Burton and six from Birmingham. The UN estimate that there are one million Syrian refugees in need.