The Quartz | ”The targeting of rescue workers nominated for the Nobel Prize is a reminder of the brutality of Syria’s civil war”

(The Quartz) The dwindling number of doctors and the scarcity of hospital equipment have also created a humanitarian disaster. Mahmoud Mustafa, an ophthalmologist and a native of Aleppo, founded a doctor’s association that provides life-saving care to medical facilities in the besieged city.

“Doctors are target number one,” Mustafa said, adding that 850 medical personnel have been killed in the country since the war began. “I have lost any glimmer of hope,” he said. “What will happen within a month or two? I don’t want to imagine.”

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