Land Mines, Violence, and Afghani Child Casualties: What We’re Leaving Behind (Part 1)

Subscribe to VICE News here: As foreign forces withdraw from Afghanistan, violence is increasing. Fighting between the Afghan security forces and the Taliban is chaotic and often indiscriminate, and civilian casualties are rising, as Afghans pay the price for the West’s failures. In part one of a three-part series, VICE News correspondent Ben Anderson visited an NGO-operated hospital in Lashkar Gah — one of only two in the Helmand province — to speak with the medical staff as they attempt to manage the ever-growing influx of patients. Part 1: Part 2: Watch now: ‘The Afghan Interpreters’ – Check out “Suspected Taliban Bombing Kills At Least 45 Near Pakistan-India Border” – Check out the VICE News beta for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram:

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