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MSF-, ICRC-Backed Syrian Hospital Destroyed In Aleppo Airstrike; At Least 27 Killed

The Guardian: Airstrike on MSF-backed Aleppo hospital kills patients and doctors
“A Syrian hospital backed by Médecins Sans Frontières and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been destroyed in an airstrike in Aleppo, killing patients and doctors including one of the last pediatricians remaining in the rebel-held part of the city…” (Shaheen/Black, 4/28).

Washington Post: Airstrike destroys Doctors Without Borders hospital in Aleppo, killing staff and patients
“…It was not immediately clear who carried out the air attack. The Syrian air force and allied fighters have been waging missions in the area against rebels factions opposing the government of President Bashar al-Assad. The overnight raids — including a direct hit on Aleppo’s al-Quds hospital — killed at least 27 people, rights monitors and rescue volunteers said…” (Cunningham, 4/28).

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