20 October 2015

It is preposterous to bomb a hospital and kill people who are sick, injured and desperate writes Redi Thlabi, Sunday Times columnist... even medical staff at Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, were killed and dozens more injured... and even hours after bombing, while the fire was still raging and the smell of burning bodies no doubt permeated the air, staff were working, treating their wounded colleagues and patients. 
 

the grounds of the Kunduz trauma centre

 

MSF: An MSF staff member walks through the grounds of the Kunduz trauma centre, 03 October, hours after it was badly damaged from sustained bombing on Saturday, October 3. 

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