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Medical Workers Increasingly at Risk in Syria’s Idlib

A view shows the damage at a hospital after an airstrike in Deir al-Sharqi village in Idlib province, Syria April 27 2017.

Rami Fares was carrying out his daily tasks as a medical worker at a local hospital in a rebel-held town near Idlib city in northwest Syria when several airstrikes and missiles hit the town.

As he was trying to call his family to make sure they survived the deadly raid, Fares’ workplace, Kafr Nabl Surgical Hospital, was targeted as well.

“Airstrikes hitting the hospital lasted for about an hour,” Fares, 30, told VOA, recalling the June attack, reportedly carried out by Syrian government warplanes on the town of Kafr Nabl, 50 kilometers south of Idlib.

“The hardest strike was when a barrel bomb read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com