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In Syria, Reports Of 19 Medical Facilities Bombed Since April 28

Strikes by the government and its allies have dealt a devastating blow to Idlib province in the north, where the conflict has escalated since late April.
On May 6, an air strike destroyed Nabd Al-Hayat hospital in Syria's Idlib province. Source: ARAB24/Reuters TV

On May 15, government forces bombed the Tarmala Maternity and Children's Hospital in South Idlib, Syria.

"The air strikes completely destroyed the facility, which had served about 6,000 people a month," says Dr. Khaula Sawah, vice president of the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations-USA.

The information on the incident comes from doctors on the ground in Syria.

According to the union, it was the 19th health-care facility bombed in Syria since April 28.

The official Syrian news agency says the government only targets

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