new air raid, wednesday

Air raid kills several medical workers, insurgents near Aleppo
Reuters, Sep 21 2016

An air raid carried out overnight, (allegedly) by Syrian or Russian warplanes, killed four medical workers and at least nine rebel fighters near Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday. The raid hit the town of Khan Touman southwest of Aleppo city, an area controlled by insurgents. The Observatory said the rebels killed were from Jaish al-Fatah. The medical staff killed were working for the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM), it said. UOSSM confirmed in a statement that four of its staff had been killed.

Four medics killed in strike on clinic near Syria’s Aleppo: NGO
AFP, Sep 21 2016

BEIRUT – Four medics were killed and a nurse critically wounded when an air strike hit a clinic in a village near Syria’s second city Aleppo, the aid group that runs it said. The four staff of the Union of Syrian Medical Relief Organisations were in two ambulances that had been called to the clinic to take some patients for more specialised treatment, the group said. The clinic in the village of Khan Tuman was completely levelled and more dead were feared to be buried under the rubble, the group added.

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