Supplies dwindling in Syria's Afrin city hospital after attacks - director


  • World Premium
  • Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018

FILE PHOTO: Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi/File Photo

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Supplies are dwindling in the main hospital of Syria's Afrin city, which has taken in 48 people killed and 86 wounded in recent Turkish attacks, its director said on Wednesday.

Ankara launched an air and ground offensive nearly two weeks ago against the Afrin region, opening a new front in Syria's multi-sided war to target Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In World

In a French migrant camp, a man sells sandwiches to raise smugglers' fee Premium
European diplomats: still waiting to see if Iran talks to resume where ended in June Premium
Two International Red Cross workers abducted in eastern Congo, says ICRC Premium
Belarus leader, in U-Turn, says annexed Crimea is legally Russian - RIA Premium
Germany jails Islamic State member for life over role in Yazidi genocide Premium
WHO's Tedros warns against over-reaction to Omicron Premium
Geagea says delaying vote would condemn Lebanon to 'slow death' Premium
Lesotho ex-PM Thomas Thabane charged over murder of estranged wife Premium
Final results confirm Sadr's victory in last month's Iraqi vote Premium
No cruise ship cheer for Cape Town tourism amid Omicron alarm Premium

Others Also Read


Vouchers