The head of Iran's Red Crescent rescue corps, Mahmoud Mozafar, said communications to the stricken areas have been cut.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent recently estimated that 2.5 million people have been displaced within the country.
More Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers have been killed in this conflict than in any other since records have been kept.
Thus Turkey reserved the right to use a Red Crescent, and Persia to use a red sun.
The previous day two wounded Turks, a machine-gun officer and a Red Crescent orderly, had arrived in the aid-post.
In ruber the sexes are alike having both a great extension of the red in the throat, and a Red Crescent.
"Yes—the Red Crescent," he stammered once more; then the death-throes closed his lips—one short struggle, and he was a corpse.
The gale was then decreasing and the three-days-old moon showed as a Red Crescent on the northern horizon.
The Red Crescent floats over the buildings within the Seraglio enclosure to-day.
At nightfall Timar, left alone, noticed one sack differently marked from the rest--marked with a Red Crescent!
Red Crescent n.
A branch of the Red Cross organization operating in a Muslim country.
The crescent-shaped emblem of such a branch.