Afghan Child Loses Leg in Landmine Explosion in Helmand

Posted: November 17, 2012 in Daily incidents

By Mustafa Kazemi

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan – Yesterday in Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province a local national child was taken to an ISAF location with injuries caused by the blast from an IED strike. 

The child suffered a single leg amputation and injuries to the face from the blast. 

ISAF evacuated the child to an international non-governmental medical facility for treatment. 

Forward Operation Base Leatherneck has contributed to this story.


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