TITLE

South Sudan: medical care under fire

PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
African Business News;2/26/2014, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that medical care has also come under fire, with patients shot in their beds following devastating attacks in entire towns in South Sudan. It is noted that at least 14 dead bodies throughout the Malakal Teaching Hospital compound were discovered by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). It is stated that general looting had clearly taken place throughout the hospital and many of the wards were burnt.
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94766053

 

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