Held by his father, Taj Mohammad, Sath Mohammad, 10, lies sedated in a Quetta, Pakistan hospital hours after his right leg was amputated.
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Rx: Two Bricks, a Turban

Held by his father, a boy lies sedated in a hospital hours after his right leg was amputated. He was walking in Urozgan, Afghanistan when a bomb dropped by U.S. war planes exploded near the footpath. (DON BARTLETTI / Los Angeles Times)
A sign at the head of Mohammed Qasim’s bed at Sandeman Civic Hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, describes his injuries. While asleep, the blast from a nearby U.S. bombing strike injured his left hand. Neighbor’s hired a driver for an 8-hour trip to Quetta. (DON BARTLETTI / Los Angeles Times)
Passersby stare as an unconcious heart attack victim sits slumped in a van. The man was carried here by a passing motorist who responded to his wife’s pleas for help. The man later died. (DON BARTLETTI / Los Angeles Times)
A 7-yr-old girl lies burned in her hospital bed. A bomb dropped by U.S. war planes exploded where she was walking. When asked what she remembers she said, “dust, big dust.” (DON BARTLETTI / Los Angeles Times)
Mohammad Aman drinks morning tea through a catheter tube. A bomb explosion toppled a wall on top of him, breaking his back. (DON BARTLETTI / Los Angeles Times)
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