NEW YORK, Oct. 13 (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Russian Air Force bombed four Syrian hospitals in the town of Idlib in northwestern Syria in May in less than 12 hours to crush the outbreaks of resistance against the advance of the forces of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, according to data of flight and witness accounts collected in 'The New York Times'.
An analysis of the unpublished radio recordings, as well as records of aircraft observers and witness accounts not previously published, has allowed the reconstruction of what happened and linking Russian combat pilots with each and every one of the bombings, which It has allowed for physical evidence of attacks in which, so far, only the word of NGOs and witnesses could be counted.
The first was against the Nabad al Hayat surgical hospital, an important underground trauma center in the province, which serves about 200,000 people. The bombing caused no casualties because the staff had evacuated three days. The second attack, against the Kafr Nabl hospital, three kilometers to the northwest, left at least one fatality; A man who was waiting around.
Russian pilots bombed two other hospitals in the same 12-hour period: the Kafr Zita hospital and the Al Amal orthopedic hospital. In both cases, the observers registered Russian Air Force planes in the skies at the time of the attack, and in the recordings collected by the 'Times' you can listen, according to the media, to the Russian pilots who carried out the operations.
The media has published this information using records kept by flight observers – who warn civilians about airstrikes and study their development – as well as “thousands of Russian Air Force radio broadcasts,” provided to The Times. for a network of observers who insisted on anonymity for their fear of their safety.