Syrian Government Offensive Bombs Medical Facilities, Threatens To Create Greater Humanitarian Crisis

The Guardian: Syrian forces’ push into east Daraa ‘could spark humanitarian crisis’
“A new Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel territory in the south-west of the country is endangering the fragile peace process and could provoke a humanitarian crisis worse than that which followed the siege of Aleppo, a senior U.N. official has warned…” (Wintour, 6/27).

Washington Post: Warplanes bomb 3 hospitals in southern Syria as Assad’s army presses offensive
“Fighter jets bombed at least three medical facilities in southern Syria overnight, a war monitor and local doctors said Wednesday, as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad appeared to ramp up a battle plan that has forced rebel-held areas across the country into submission…” (Loveluck, 6/27).

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