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Friday, October 12, 2012

Hospitals Are Targets In Syria

A Syrian nurse treats a girl wounded by Syrian Army artillery shelling at Dar El Shifa hospital in Aleppo, Syria, on Wednesday. (AP/Manu Brabo)

Doctors are overwhelmed and under-supplied as they try to deal with the carnage of the 18-month civil war in Syria. Some hospitals are even relying on veterinarians to treated the wounded.

The BBC’s Ian Pannell visited a hospital in Aleppo that activists say has been the target of attacks by the Syrian military.


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