Airstrike destroys aid group hospital in Aleppo amid fears of ‘catastrophic’ turn in Syrian fighting

April 28, 2016 12:59 PM

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Airstrike destroys aid group hospital in Aleppo amid fears of ‘catastrophic’ turn in Syrian fighting

ISTANBUL — Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo destroyed a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders, the aid group said Thursday, killing at least 14 patients and staff in the latest attacks that have all but unraveled a cease-fire accord.

A separate airstrike killed as many as 20 people, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, amid mounting worries among international relief coordinators and diplomats that Syria’s conflict could be moving onto dangerous new ground with Aleppo as a pivot point.

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