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MSF hospital is destroyed in Yemen airstrikes

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5792 (Published 28 October 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5792
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. 1Montreal

A hospital in Yemen run by the charity Médecins Sans Frontières has been completely destroyed by aircraft of the Saudi led coalition fighting the Houthi militia. Staff and patients were able to evacuate without serious casualties.

Saudi forces had been provided with the hospital’s GPS coordinates when they began bombing Yemen in March, and reminders had subsequently been sent every month. The MSF logo was painted clearly on the roof.

The …

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