Many hospital medics forced to flee embattled Afghan city, jeopardising care - officials

Many hospital medics forced to flee embattled Afghan city, jeopardising care - officials
 

Fighting in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz has forced many hospital staff to leave for safety, officials said on Thursday, further jeopardising medical care for hundreds of people.
Street-to-street gun battles have continued for four days after Taliban militants slipped past the city's defences on Monday.
Government troops, backed by U.S. special forces and air strikes, have repeatedly declared that they are in control of the city, but residents report that heavy fighting has forced many people to flee.
Among those fleeing Kunduz are about 70 percent of the staff at the city's main... read more

 
6 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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