Photo: MSF medical staff examine a patient in the surgical ward of Hangu Tehsil Headquarter(THQ) Hospital, Pakistan. December, 2011. © Haroon Khan/MSF
Pakistan: MSF treats wounded from bomb blast in Hangu
MSF treated 55 injured patients after a major explosion outside two mosques in Hangu, Pakistan. The bomb blast killed several and injured dozens of people leaving the mosques after Friday prayers. 
The explosion was close to the hospital, patients began arriving within minutes. Our medical team began to rapidly identify and give priority to patient’s medical needs according to the severity of their injuries. “We were racing against time to treat and stabilise the patients,” says MSF Project Coordinator, Cédric Linossier.

Photo: MSF medical staff examine a patient in the surgical ward of Hangu Tehsil Headquarter(THQ) Hospital, Pakistan. December, 2011. © Haroon Khan/MSF

Pakistan: MSF treats wounded from bomb blast in Hangu

MSF treated 55 injured patients after a major explosion outside two mosques in Hangu, Pakistan. The bomb blast killed several and injured dozens of people leaving the mosques after Friday prayers. 

The explosion was close to the hospital, patients began arriving within minutes. Our medical team began to rapidly identify and give priority to patient’s medical needs according to the severity of their injuries. “We were racing against time to treat and stabilise the patients,” says MSF Project Coordinator, Cédric Linossier.

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