Galleries: Civilan Casualties, Afghanistan. 2012: Emergency-Afghan_4

Ethnic Tajiks, injured in a knife fight, await treatment. The Emergency hospital deals exclusively with the war-wounded, normally only admitting those injured by guns or bombs. However, in recent months it has extended these criteria to include knife injuries as Emergency sees knife attacks as symptomatic of the instability caused by the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.

Ethnic Tajiks, injured in a knife fight, await treatment. The Emergency hospital deals exclusively with the war-wounded, normally only admitting those injured by guns or bombs. However, in recent months it has extended these criteria to include knife injuries as Emergency sees knife attacks as symptomatic of the instability caused by the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan.