State media: Syrian rebels hit hospital in regime-held Aleppo city

Syrian rebels hit a hospital in Aleppo's regime-held Muhafaza district, killing at least three people and wounding 17, the Syrian state news agency SANA reports.

Most of the victims were women and children, according to the report, which adds that the hospital building sustained heavy material damages.

The rebels have been targeting government-held areas across the city, killing at least 20 people in total and wounding scores, SANA says.

Last update: Tue, 03/05/2016 - 15:02

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