Galleries: Civilan Casualties, Afghanistan. 2012: Emergency-Afghan_6

Mohammed Ali, was injured when shot by an Iranian border guard. Like many Afghanis from his region, he regularly crossed the border in search of work. He was initially detained by the Iranians before being released back into Afghanistan. By the time he received the appropriate medical treatment, the leg had become infected and the wound would not close. As a result of this three-week delay his leg must now be amputated.

Mohammed Ali, was injured when shot by an Iranian border guard. Like many Afghanis from his region, he regularly crossed the border in search of work. He was initially detained by the Iranians before being released back into Afghanistan. By the time he received the appropriate medical treatment, the leg had become infected and the wound would not close. As a result of this three-week delay his leg must now be amputated.