Dozens of Syria health facilities hit last year: MSF

Signs from Doctors Without Borders (MSF) lie amidst debris after a hospital supported by MSF was hit by suspected Russian air strikes near Maaret al-Numan, in Syria's northern province of IdlibMore than 60 health facilities in Syria supported by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity were hit in attacks last year, with a dozen completely destroyed, the group said Thursday. In a new report, MSF warned Syria’s health infrastructure “has been decimated”, with frequent aerial assaults and shelling of hospitals and clinics, in violation of international law. The MSF report said 63 facilities it supports in north, northwestern, and central Syria had been hit in a total of 93 aerial and shelling attacks throughout 2015, with 12 completely destroyed.

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