Afghan War Amputees And Civilians Treated At ICRC Orthopedic Center

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Ehsamullah who lost his leg after being shot with an AK-47 and... News PhotoAK-47,Afghanistan,Conflict,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Human Bone,Human Interest,Human Spine,International Committee of the Red Cross,Kabul,People,Prosthetic Equipment,Stepping,WalkingPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesKABUL, AFGHANISTAN - NOVEMBER 20: Ehsamullah, 30, (L) who lost his leg after being shot with an AK-47 and Hassibullah, 30, (R)who lost his after stepping on a mine, practice walking with their prosthetic limbs at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), orthopedic centre on November 20, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan. The ICRC rehabilitation centre works to educate and rehabilitate land-mine victims, and those with limb related deformities, back into society and employment offering micro-credit financing, home schooling and vocational training to patients. The clinic itself is unique in that all of the workers are handicapped. The ICRC centre in Kabul has registered over 57,000 patients and 114,000 countrywide in all of their centres since its inception 25 years ago. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)