Field Notes: Treating Shrapnel Wounds in Southern Afghanistan - Pacific Standard

Field Notes: Treating Shrapnel Wounds in Southern Afghanistan

Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan: In 2015, after Taliban skirmishes in the town of Sangin, Kharim Ahmad, an Afghan civilian, receives treatment from shrapnel wounds and other injuries at an emergency hospital.
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Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan: In 2015, after Taliban skirmishes in the town of Sangin, Kharim Ahmad, an Afghan civilian, receives treatment from shrapnel wounds and other injuries at an emergency hospital.

This photograph originally appeared in the May 2018 issue of Pacific Standard. Subscribe now and get eight issues/year or purchase a single copy of the magazine. It was first published online on April 25th, 2018, exclusively for PS Premium members.

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