[QODLink]
Asia

Rising attacks hamper Peshawar hospital work

One of Pakistan's oldest hospital struggles to cope with the rising number of victims of bomb attacks.

Last Modified: 24 Sep 2013 09:02
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

The death toll from an attack on a church in the Pakistani city of Peshawar has passed 80.

Many of those wounded were brought to the Lady Reading Hospital, which is one of Pakistan's oldest.

But it is struggling to cope with the rising number of victims of bomb attacks and traffic accidents.

Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Peshawar.

60

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Featured
Remnants of deadly demonstrations to be displayed in a new museum, a year after protests pushed president out of power.
No one convicted after 58 people gunned down in cold blood in 2009 in the country's worst political mass killing.
While hosting the World Internet Conference, China tries Tiananmen activist for leaking 'state secrets' to US website.
Once staunchly anti-immigrant, some observers say the conservative US state could lead the way in documenting migrants.
NGOs say women without formal documentation are being imprisoned after giving birth in Malaysia.