After Being Given GPS Coordinates Of Hospitals To Prevent Attacks, Syria, Russia Bomb Health Facilities In Idlib
The Telegraph: Syria and Russia bomb hospitals in Idlib after they were given coordinates in hope of preventing attacks
“The Syrian government and Russia have in the last month bombed eight hospitals in the rebel stronghold of Idlib whose coordinates were shared with Moscow in the hope of preventing such attacks, doctors say. The United Nations gave the GPS locations supplied by NGOs operating in Idlib to Russia as part of a ‘deconfliction mechanism.’ … Since the government began its offensive on Idlib on April 30, more than 24 facilities have been hit, in what doctors are calling a ‘record.’ … Deliberately targeting medical centers is a war crime under international law…” (Ensor, 5/30).
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