Samiullah, our colleague, a nurse at the Lashkar-Gah Hospital, was killed on Saturday in a gunfight. He found himself in the midst of a shootout whilst on the way to a wedding.
EMERGENCY has been treating victims of war in Afghanistan since 1999.
This year, the violence has been relentless – our Surgical Centres in Kabul and Lashkar-Gah have received 5,159 war-related patients so far. One in three is a child.