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May 15, 2012 11:43 am

Doctors Without Borders Says Syrian Troops Targeting Medical Workers and Patients

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Children injured in Homs, Syria violence. Photo: Channel4News via youtube.

Fox News/AP – Syrian forces are targeting medical workers and patients who were wounded in the 14-month-old conflict, forcing doctors to scramble to help the injured in makeshift clinics, an international aid agency warned Tuesday.

Medecins Sans Frontieres, or Doctors Without Borders, which is not authorized to work in Syria, sent teams into the country secretly. They reached the rebellious areas of Homs and Idlib, where they found patients and doctors at risk of attack and arrest.

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