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Malta struggles to treat Libya war victims
Valletta calls for international help to deal with the soaring numbers of injured fighters.
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2011 23:16


Malta has received many medical casualties of the Libyan war.

But despite assistance from Qatar, the island country's 800-bed general hospital cannot keep up with the soaring numbers of injured fighters.

Malta is now calling on the US and the rest of the international community to send a hospital ship to meet the soaring medical needs.

Al Jazeera's Karl Stagno-Navarra reports from the capital, Valletta.

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