The Red Cross tried again on Saturday (March 3rd) to deliver aid to the battered neighbourhood of Baba Amr after its first attempt was block, sparking an international outcry, AFP reported.
Saleh Dabbakeh, the International Committee of the Red Cross spokesperson in Damascus, said the agency and Red Crescent teams could not enter the Baba Amr district in Homs which is controlled by the Syrian army.
"No team entered Baba Amr district Friday, and the authorities didn't allow aid in," he said. "Negotiations are still underway."
Meanwhile, two civilians were killed and 20 others were wounded Saturday when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb in Deraa, AFP reported.
Syria's official news agency (SANA) as saying that a "terrorist suicide bomber blew up his car in Deraa al-Balad, killing two civilians and wounding 20 other civilians and security forces", according to AFP.
Syrian television stations aired pictures which it said were of damages caused by the blast, showing large debris of surrounding shops and houses.