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Hospital within earshot of front line – photo essay

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es Vienna, May 11, 2020

Reuters photo essay today, 11/05/22.

Outside emergency room: blood-smeared door used as a stretcher (Reuters photographer Jorge Silva)

The hospital in the small Ukrainian town of Bakhmut was never intended to receive queues of ambulances bringing the wounded and traumatised from the front line of Europe’s biggest battlefield. Nor did the volunteer paramedics expect, four months ago, to be shuttling back and forth to the front line of a brutal tank battle, within earshot of rockets and shelling.


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