Health facilities have repeatedly been targeted in the rebel-held Idlib region [File: Shafak Charity Organization via AP]
An artillery attack hit a hospital in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province wounding seven people with one in critical condition, according to a UK-based charity.
Save the Children said artillery shells struck the southern wing of a health centre it supports on Thursday in the town of Maarat al-Numan in northwestern Syria.
About 60 patients, including children, were in the facility at the time of the attack, according to the NGO. A doctor was among the wounded, it added, without specifying who was behind the shelling.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian government attacks hit the town of Maarat al-Numan on