War planes targeted the Islamic Medical Complex in the city of Bansh, rural Idlib, causing moderate material damage to the clinics, police and pharmacy departments, rendering them temporarily out of service. Syrian regime and Russian war planes have been targeting hospitals increasingly, particularly in the more recent period, with November 2016 witnessing the highest number […]
Targeting of the Medical and Relief Sector in November 2016
During November 2016, the Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) documented the targeting of 14 hospitals and medical points, 10 of which were in Aleppo, two in Idlib, one in Hama and one in Homs, in addition to a pharmacy which was targeted in Aleppo. SHRC also documented the continuation in the targeting of relief and […]
Ghouta Ambulance Crushed by Rocket
Syrian regime forces targeted an ambulance of the Medical Biological Organisation in al-Baharia (the Eastern Ghouta) with rockets and artillery bombing, completely destroying the ambulance as it was being used to carry out duties. No injuries or victims of medical staff were documented.
Air Strikes Target Medical and Relief Centres in Areeha
War planes targeted the city of Areeha (rural Idlib) with several air strikes, injuring 14 people and causing great material damage to buildings. The air strikes targeted a centre of the Syrian Red Crescent, as well as a birth centre in the city.
War Planes Destroy Health Clinic in Aleppo
War Planes targeted a health clinic in the Marjah district of Aleppo, destroying it completely. The health clinic was part of the Union of Syrian Medical Relief Organisations (UOSSM).
Search for Victims of MSF Hospital Ends
Ma’arat al-Noman’s Civil Defence team have ended their search for victims of the MSF hospital, after undertaking an operation which lasted approximately 50 hours. After ending their operation yesterday evening, they later received a call informing them that the body of a nurse remained underneath the rubble, prompting them to resume work this morning. They […]
Medical and Rescue Staff Targeted in Douma
Red Crescent staff in the city of Douma, rural Damascus, were injured during bombing which targeted the city. In a news brief, the organisation said that its staff had been subjected to injuries, without clarifying the numbers of those injured and the type of injuries they were suffering from. The Civil Defence in the city […]