Doctors Without Borders

Jon Queally, staff writer
The attack on the Dasht-e-Barchi hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on May 12, 2020 lasted for hours—described as a "four hours of hell"—and while some doctors, staff, and patients were able to find shelter in safe rooms, many were helpless in the face of the assailants.  (Photo: Frederic Bonnot/MSF)
"This country is sadly used to seeing horrific events. But what happened Tuesday is beyond words."
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The latest "soul-shattering" Russian and Syrian bombings have destroyed an already devastated Aleppo's largest hospital in what officials call "the most savage week" of Syria's savage war. Trapped amidst the carnage and rubble are about 275,000 people scrambling to survive; among them, over 100,000 children long for school, cower in bunkers, play in barrel bomb craters, eat one meal a day and make paper models of dead friends to tell the story of their lives in "hell itself."

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