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Conflict Heavily Impacting Medical Services In Syrian City

Wall Street Journal: Medical Help Scarce in Besieged Syrian City
“A doctor inside the besieged Syrian city of Kobani described desperate conditions on the ground, with hospitals being targeted by Islamic State militants and an acute lack of medical workers and supplies. … Islamic State fighters are targeting the main hospitals and clinics, and airstrikes also have hit medical centers, medical workers, and residents in Kobani, said [Walat Omar]…” (Albayrak, 10/16).

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