Coalition Provides Medical Aid to Afghan Woman, Baby
American Forces Press Service
KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2008 – An Afghan woman and her seven-month-old son, who were severely injured by militants during an operation in Kapisa, Nov. 20, were released from a Coalition forces hospital in Bagram this week.
The woman and child, whom Coalition forces believe lived with the militants, were injured when one of the militants detonated a hand grenade inside the compound. Coalition forces provided medical care on the scene, however; their injuries were so severe, that forces evacuated them to a military hospital in Bagram for further treatment.
The woman and child both sustained head trauma and fragmentation injuries from the grenade blast. Coalition forces' doctors provided medical care to both, nursing them back to health.
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