Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds


Bangladesh hospital struggles to cope with Rohingya wounds
 

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The 7-year-old Rohingya boy lies on a tattered mattress on the floor of a crowded government hospital in Bangladesh, bandages covering the spot where a bullet fired by Myanmar troops tore through his chest a week earlier.
He is one of 80 Rohingya patients -- most males with gunshot wounds -- being treated at this overwhelmed medical facility in a coastal city now deluged with nearly 300,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled a two-week surge in violence and a lifetime of persecution in neighboring Myanmar's Rakhine state. He is the youngest of six patients with... read more

 
10 September 2017 in Health, Views: 22
Source: Chron
 


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