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Latest Aleppo Airstrikes Destroy 2 Hospitals

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    Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP
    In this file photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, men stand in rubble after airstrikes hit eastern Aleppo, Syria, Friday, Sept. 9. Hundreds of people have been killed over the past week amidst a blistering new government offensive that was launched to retake the city after a cease-fire deal collapsed.

    Two hospitals in the rebel-held territory of Aleppo were attacked Wednesday morning, further eliminating medical aid that the area desperately needs.

    After the collapse of the Syrian cease-fire deal, a new government offensive has left hundreds dead this past week, NBC News reported.

    A doctor said the hospital has been taken out of service "completely and indefinitely," calling it a "sad day" for medical professionals.

    At least two people were killed and three injured in the latest strike.

    An estimated 29 doctors are left to treat an estimated 250,000 Syrians, a ratio that medical organizations have warned is unsustainable. The recent attack in Aleppo is being called the worst bombardment since the civil war erupted.