Rebellion takes toll on South Kordofan clinic

Makeshift hospital in border region helps those caught in fierce fight between rebels and government.

    As thousands of refugees continue to flee the fighting between the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movmement and government forces in the Southern Kordofan region of Sudan, medics struggle to treat those injured in intense fighting that began in July.

    The border area betewen Sudan and South Sudan is home to the largest population of ethnic Nuba groups. It has endured aerial bombardments and ongoing fighting since South Sudan became an independent state last summer.

    The violence, which the government of Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has said is a move to oust rebel groups in Nuba, has left hundreds of civilians seriously wounded and with few proper medical facilities.

    In an exclusive report, Al Jazeera's Peter Greste gives a tour of one makeshift medical facility treating the many women and children who have been injured.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.