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Khalid injured in a shooting at one year old

Khalid, one year old, was injured in the abdomen during a shooting in an area north of Lashkar-Gah, Afghanistan.

Khalid in our Surgical centre in Lashkar-gah

He arrived last week and was admitted to our Surgical Centre for War Victims, which admitted 2,442 war-wounded patients in 2017.

Helmand Province remains one of the most dangerous areas in the Country, but even in the capital, Kabul, the situation continues to deteriorate: last year we admitted 3,460 war victims at our hospital there – an increase on 2016.