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Doctors Without Borders confirmed on its official Twitter account that airstrikes had hit the hospital in Abs, in the rebel-controlled province of Hajjeh, the fourth attack in nine months on a facility supported by the charity.

The organization, which is also known by its French name, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), issued a statement late Monday saying that 19 people had been injured in addition to the 11 dead.

“Once again, today we witness the tragic consequences of the bombing of a hospital,” said a statement from Teresa Sancristóval, desk manager for the charity’s emergency unit in Yemen. “Once again, a fully functional hospital full of patients and MSF national and international staff members was bombed in a war that has shown no respect for medical facilities or patients.”

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Image: By Ibrahem Qasim – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=40136439

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