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Jets strike two hospitals in besieged Aleppo area

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>> Out of action a field hospital in rebel held eastern Aleppo. One of two hospitals damaged in air strikes on Wednesday as Syrian and Russian jets press their offensive to retake the divided city. In the other, oxygen and power generators were destroyed. UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon calling the strikes war crimes.
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And conditions in the city worse than a slaughterhouse. The WHO called for safe passage for hundreds of wounded out of Aleppo's besieged areas this week. Embattled doctors reporting a desperate need for medical supplies. About 30 medics are thought to remain among a quarter of a million trapped people.
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A bakery also struck in Wednesday's bombing of the Al Mahdi district. At least six people died.
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e Syrian Army launched its campaign late last week. Hundreds of people have been killed. A ground assault has intensified over the past two days. The Syrian Army releasing this video showing troops taking over the Farafra district.
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It said it also destroyed a position held by the hard line Nusra Front. Aleppo used to be Syria's second most popular city.>>
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> Restoring all of it to government control would be a major price, and a likely turning point in the civil war. Washington says Moscow and President Bashar al-Assad have turned their backs on negotiations to seek battle field victory.
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Bearing a cease fire and peace attempts in the rubble of Aleppo