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Sudan’s Air Force bombed a medical center run by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in South Kordofan’s rebel-held territory, the organization said in a statement.

According to the international medical organization, two bombs hit the facility in Farandalla, Buram County on Monday, wounding a MSF staff member. Five people in the nearby village were also injured. The emergency room, pharmacy, kitchen and a dressing room were all destroyed in the attack, the organization said.

“We are shocked that a medical facility can be bombed, especially since it was clearly identified with a flag and a cross on the roof,” said MSF Head of Mission Brian Moller. “We also had previously communicated the
hospital’s position to the authorities in Khartoum.”

The Farandalla medical center is a 20-bed facility where MSF has carried out more than 65,000 consultations and admitted more than 2,300 patients since April 2012. The next nearest facility residents can go for care is a seven hour drive away.

Staff evacuated the patients at the time of the attack. Medical workers returned to treat the people wounded in the attack on the village.

This is fourth health facility that has been hit by a bombing in the past two months.

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