Bombed Afghan hospital staff helpless as patients burned in wards

October 4, 2015 3:22 AM

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Bombed Afghan hospital staff helpless as patients burned in wards

KABUL When the bombing started at 2:08 a.m. on Saturday morning at the Medecins Sans Frontieres compound in the Afghan city of Kunduz, the hospital staff was doing what they have been doing there for years: saving lives.

Earlier, a large group of passengers injured in a road accident had arrived at the compound's wide gates, according to Abdul Rauf, a logistics specialist who was on duty at the hospital.

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