In Syria was caused by an airstrike children's hospital. Killed 50 people. The UN warns that the situation in Aleppo was "catastrophic" on the background of intensified fighting in recent days.
UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, told reporters in Geneva on Thursday that at the national level "cessation of hostilities" Syria is under serious threat of collapse, and that a humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding with increasing violence in Aleppo and other places.
Hospital al-Quds al-Sukkari was attacked by a missile from a fighter on Wednesday, according to witnesses. During the airstrike killed at least 50 people, according to the Manager of operations of "Doctors without borders" in the middle East. Marco told CNN that at least 6 of those killed were employees of the hospital: 2 doctors, 2 nurses, one security guard and one employee of the service. The death toll could still rise.
U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry condemned the attack and blamed the Syrian government. "We are outraged by yesterday's air strikes in Aleppo for the hospital of al-Quds, which is supported by the International organization "Doctors without borders" and the International Committee of the red cross, which killed dozens of people, including children, the sick and medical personnel," he said in a statement.
State news Agency SANA Syria, in turn, said that government planes had been responsible for the attack, and the Ministry of defense of Russia made a statement that did not conduct a special operation. Military US official told CNN that U.S. forces had not functioned in the district hospital, and the closest shot was 20 km (12.4 miles) to the North.
According to eyewitnesses, 2 bombs hit the building near the hospital. The victims were taken to the hospital. A third bomb landed at the gate of the hospital, as a result, this led to numerous victims.
No one knows who is responsible for the attack. We know only that before such bombs used by the Syrian government.
At least 148 civilians were killed in Aleppo in the past 6 days, in accordance with the information - 99 the opposition side and 49 on the Syrian government side of the conflict.
De Mistura has urged the United States and Russia to help to resume peace negotiations, saying the truce is "hanging in the balance."
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