The following is an excerpt from an article posted in the IBTimes in April 2017:
“Attacks on the northern province of Idlib in Syria Tuesday, reportedly using deadly chemical weapons like the universally illegal nerve agent sarin, once again alerted global news outlets to the chaos and destruction innocent civilians have faced in the war-stricken nation since the beginning of the Syrian civil war in 2011.
At least 70 were killed in the latest violence plaguing the country, as over 100 victims were rushed to the last remaining hospitals in the region and others sent for treatment in the neighboring Turkey, many suffering life-threatening injuries. Tuesday marked one of the deadliest days in recent Syrian history, as humanitarian aid groups rushed to help dozens of women and children begging for aid on the streets.
Global non-profit organizations like the World Food Program, Doctors Without Borders, Islamic Relief USA and the International Rescue Committee are on the ground in Syria and Turkey, providing aid relief to those desperate for millions of displaced Syrians along both nations borders and in northern Syria.”
Read the full post on ibtimes.