Russian strike reportedly flattens Syrian war clinic

February 15, 2016 11:42 AM

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Russian strike reportedly flattens Syrian war clinic

BEIRUT -- An airstrike destroyed a makeshift clinic supported by an international aid group in northern Syria on Monday, killing and wounding several people, activists and aid officials said.

Mirella Hodeib of Doctors Without Borders -- also known by its French acronym MSF -- said the airstrike destroyed the MSF-supported structure in the northwestern town of Maaret al-Numan in Idlib province. She had no immediate word on casualties or the circumstances of the strike.

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