terça-feira, 16 de fevereiro de 2016

Bombings cause 50 dead in hospitals and schools in northern Syria

Five hospitals and two schools in northern Syria were the target of missile attacks Monday, whose authors were not yet officially identified.

The actions have caused the death of at least 50 civilians in the regions of Aleppo and Idlib, according to the UN, whose Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, condemned the actions as "flagrant violations of international law".

Two of the five attacks occurred in Idlib, where a hospital would have been hit by four times.

Among the victims are eight members of the Organization "Doctors without borders", which are missing.

The remaining share s, initially attributed to Russian missiles, aimed at the rebel town of Azaz, in the province of Aleppo, near the border with Turkey, having victimized at least six children at a school and a refuge for minors.

The attacks occur after the Contact Group called for Syria have agreed a truce for the end of the week.

The UN Envoy, Stefan de Mistura, traveled to Damascus to try to salvage the Munich Agreement, through an exchange of virulent accusations about responsibility for the attacks.

The aerial bombardments in Azaz, city harassed in recent days by Kurdish militias of Syria YPG, occurring one day after Turkish air force have carried out several attacks to prevent the fighters from taking the city.

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