April 2016: Airstrike on Syrian Hospital Leaves 50 Dead
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of April 2016.
1. Panama Papers 2. Secretary Kerry Visits Japan 3. Cease-Fire in Yemen 4. Syrian Parliamentary Elections 5. Volodymyr Groysman Elected Ukrainian Prime Minister 6. Pope Francis Visits Refugees 7. Impeachment of Dilma Rouseff 8.Obama Sends Troops to Syria 9. Saudi Economic Development Plan 10. Airstrike on Syrian Hospital
- Airstrike on Syrian Hospital Leaves 50 Dead
- On Wednesday, April 28, the Al Quds field hospital in Aleppo, Syria was hit by a missile from a fighter jet. Fifty people were killed, including patients, children and medical personnel. Russian and Syrian governments deny any involvement in the attack and the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, condemns the attack on the hospital.
- Photo source: Associated Press