Middle East
4:24 am
Thu May 16, 2013

For Some Syrians, A Trip To The Hospital Takes Days

Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 5:56 am

Syrian government troops are besieging the western town of Qusayr, a stronghold of rebel forces. For civilians and rebel fighters injured in the fierce clashes and intense aerial bombing campaigns in and around that Syrian border town, the nearest hospital is in another country: Lebanon.