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Air strikes hit MSF-backed hospital in Syria, 9 dead

Monday, Feb 15, 2016,15:04 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Beirut | Suspected Russian air strikes hit a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Syria today, killing nine people including a child, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

An MSF spokesman confirmed that a hospital supported by the aid group was struck in Maaret al-Numan, about 280 kilometres (170 miles) north of Damascus, but was unable to give a death toll.