In Karachi, hospitals are as dangerous as its streets.
|A wall next to Jinnah hospital's Emergency Ward |
Executive Director's office. The wall was sprayed
with bullets when a fight broke out between two
rival groups who came to the hospital for treatment.
— Photos by Shameen Khan/Dawn.
KARACHI | 01 June 2013:: Riots, target killings, bombs – Karachi has seen it all. Behind the scenes, responsible for damage control are the doctors and paramedical staff who work around the clock to keep up a semblance of normalcy in the city’s chaotic emergency wards.Apart from the large number patients that flock the hospitals in a city teeming with over 18 million people, the emergency departments have a whole other problem to face: The constant danger and threats faced by the medical staff. Read More>>>