Syria: Latest school attack in Idlib 'an outrage' and 'one more scar on future' â€“ UNICEF chief
In a statement that noted 22 children and six teachers were reportedly murdered on Thursday when their school compound was repeatedly attacked, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake said that “this is a tragedy. It is an outrage. And if deliberate, it is a war crime.”
“This latest atrocity may be the deadliest attack on a school since the war began more than five years ago," he added.
Further in the statement, he said “children lost forever to their families … teachers lost forever to their students … one more scar on Syria's future,” deploring that “when will the world's revulsion at such barbarity be matched by insistence that this must stop?”