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Syrian shelling in Idlib knocks out dozens of medical facilities

The opposition in Idlib province accuses Syrian and Russian warplanes of deliberately shelling hospital and medical facilities in the province and its surroundings, pushing thousands to flee.
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ALEPPO, Syria — The staff at the Idlib Health Directorate and the medical cadres in the province hospitals protested in front of the directorate building Feb. 6, denouncing the repeated attacks by Russian and Syrian warplanes targeting medical facilities and hospitals in the Idlib province and its surroundings in northwestern Syria, coinciding with the ground operation of the regime forces and their allies, Russia and Iran.

Protesters called on UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to visit Idlib province himself and see the targeting of hospitals and health facilities, which threatens the lives of the 3 million people who live in the area.

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