The intensifying airstrikes by the Russian air force knocked out two hospitals in the town of Latamina in northern rural Hama in the past 24 hours, local activists said.
Russian jets hit the Surgical Hospital with high-explosive bombs on Sunday evening, resulting in significant damage to the hospital’s building and medical equipment, without reports of casualties.
Russian airstrikes on Saturday knocked out the 111 Specialist Hospital in the town, depriving thousands of civilians of health care.
Russian jets on Sunday bombed civilian homes in the town of Qal’at al-Madiq in northwestern rural Hama, killing seven civilians and injuring many others. The victims included a young man and his mother. The Russian airstrikes have intensified in recent weeks and did not stop even during the 12th round of the Astana talks held on 25-26 April.
The Assad regime and Russian forces have been carrying out rocket and artillery shelling on the provinces of Idlib and Hama although the area is covered by the Russian-Turkish agreement calling for a halt to bombardment in the area. (Source: Syrian Coalition’s Media Department)