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Dozens Dead After Airstrikes Hit Schools, Hospitals in Syria

As many as 50 civilians were killed when missiles hit hospitals and schools in rebel-held areas of Syria on Monday, according to the U.N.

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Image: Still image taken from video shows heavy smoke rising from a location said to be a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) supported hospital in Marat al Numan, Idlib, Syria

Heavy smoke rises from a location said to be a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Marat al Numan, Idlib, Syria on Feb. 15, 2016. In a statement MSF said that at least seven people were killed and eight were missing after the facility was hit.

The image was taken from a video.

 

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Image: Still image taken from video shows the view of the damaged interior of what is said to be a hospital after a missile attack in Azaz

Medical equipment fell on the ground at what is said to be a hospital after a missile attack in Azaz, Aleppo, Syria on Feb. 15, 2016. According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a missile struck a children's hospital in Azaz, Aleppo, killing five people, including three children and a pregnant woman.

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Image: Civil defence members search for survivors after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo

Civil defense members search for survivors after airstrikes in the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria on Feb. 14, 2016.

 

Read: Airstrikes Killed Up to 50 at Syrian Hospitals and Schools, U.N. Says

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Turkish medics carry a wounded Syrian child to a hospital in Kilis, Turkey on Feb. 16, 2016. Kilis is a Turkish province that’s on the border with northern Syria.

There isn’t enough evidence to decide who carried out the airstrikes, but the U.S. State Department blamed the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad and his Russian backers.

 

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Image: Turkish medics carry a wounded Syrian to a hospital in Kilis, Turkey after bombing in Northern Syria

Turkish medics carry a wounded Syrian to a hospital in Kilis, Turkey on Feb. 15. 2016.

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Image: Still image taken from video shows a boy lying on a bed with an injured hand after what is said to be a missile attack on a hospital in Azaz

A boy lies on a bed with his hand injured, after what is said to be a missile attack on a hospital in Azaz, Aleppo, Syria on Feb. 15.

According to a medic and two residents, at least 14 were killed in Azaz, the last rebel stronghold before the border with Turkey, when missiles hit a children's hospital and a school sheltering refugees, Reuters reported.

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Image: A Turkish man helps a Syrian woman carrying a wounded Syrian girl to a hospital in Kilis, Turkey after airstrikes in Northern Syria

A Turkish man helps a Syrian woman carry a wounded Syrian girl to a hospital in Kilis, Turkey on Feb. 15. 

 

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People carry a stretcher amidst debris after a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was allegedly hit by Russian airstrikes near Maaret al-Numan, in Idlib, northern Syria on Feb.15. Russia on Tuesday rebuffed claims that its warplanes struck a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in northern Syria in airstrikes the previous day.

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Image: A man holds the body of a dead child as a civil defence member reacts after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo,

A man holds the body of a dead child after airstrikes in the rebel held al-Qaterji neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria, Feb. 14.

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A man receives treatment at a make-shift hospital, following a reported airstrike in Douma, Syria, on Feb. 15.

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Syrians stand outside a damaged charity clinic for women and children following reported airstrikes in Azaz, on Syria's northern border with Turkey, on Feb. 15.

The airstrikes came just days after Secretary of State John Kerry announced that major world powers agree to ceasefire in Syria

 

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