Four civilians were killed in an alleged Russian airstrike in Ma’ar Zita, Idlib, according to local media sources.
The Shamna medical point was struck and four of the medical staff were killed, Halab Today reported.
There was a second strike after the hospital was struck, according to Al Jazeera. They reported that “Russian aircraft re-targeted the point again after the arrival of the ambulance and civil defence teams, leaving four of the ambulance crew dead”.
Ten others were wounded in the attack, Arab48 reported.
The medical point was rendered inoperable after the strike and eight ambulances were Nseverely damaged.
Two of the dead – an ambulance driver and a nurse – were killed in the second strike as they were trying to evacuate victims from the previous strike, Syrian Network for Human Rights reported.
The incident occured at 7:15 am local time.
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Russian Armed Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any specific strikes between April 1st - 31st 2017.