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Video shows moment deadly rocket destroys Doctors Without Borders supported hospital in Aleppo

WATCH ABOVE: Security camera footage shows the moment a deadly rocket blows up a Doctors Without Borders supported hospital in Aleppo, Syria.

Footage was released on Monday of a government air strike on a Doctors Without Borders-supported Al-Quds hospital in Syria’s second city, Aleppo.

In the security camera footgae obtained by Britain’s Channel 4 News, hospital workers are seen walking in the corridors of the clinic before a large explosion hits, spraying debris around the building and damaging walls and ceilings.

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People are then seen trying to cope with the effects of the attack, with patients in the corridor and a woman carrying away a baby.

The attack took place on Wednesday killing at least 50 people.

Among the dead were 27 medical staff and patients, including Dr Muhammad Maaz, the last paediatrician in the rebel-held city.

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On Friday, the Canadian-supported clinic Al Marjeh Primary Health Care Centre was also hit in an air strike, according to a statement the organization’s Facebook page.

The strikes on both healthcare facilities have been blamed on the Syrian regime or Russia, which continues to back Syrian government forces and President Bashar al-Assad.

In the aftermath of the strike on the Al-Quds hospital, both Syria and Russia denied having anything to do with the strike, pointing the blame at the so-called Islamic State.

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