Reference : V-P-AF-E-01623
Date : 19/10/2010
Country/Region : AFGHANISTAN
Caption : Kandahar, Mirwais hospital, outpatient department. A medic holds up the death certificate of a man who has just been admitted as dead on arrival after the car he was travelling in hit an improvised explosive device.
Photographer : HOLT, Kate
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : The car the man was travelling in hit an improvised explosive device on a road in Dand, a district near Kandahar. Two other civilians in the car were severely injured and admitted to the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) military hospital on Kandahar Air Field. The dead man was brought to the hospital by the two Afghan National Police (ANP) officers who were manning a checkpoint along the road. On the death certificate, the cause of the death was written as "Big wounds".
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4368x2912
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour