OPERATION HERRICK: BRITISH FORCES IN AFGHANISTAN 2006 - 2007
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An injured Afghan child is brought to Camp Bastion, the British military base in Helmand, Afghanistan, for emergency care from British medical personnel. The child was one of a number of civilians who were caught in an explosion while travelling on Route 611, the main road through the Helmand Valley. The injured were airlifted by helicopter to Camp Bastion and, after being stabilised, were transferred to Bhost hospital.