Afghanistan's embattled hospitals

Country's healthcare staff grow burdened by an increasing number of war victims.

    Despite years of international military operations, hospitals in Afghanistan remain in a state of complete decay and are struggling to cope with a growing number of war victims.

    Facilities are inadequate and, in some areas, there are no hospitals or clinics at all.

    The situation is particularly bad in the southern part of the country where fighting is the heaviest.

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports.

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    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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