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Indian patients that underwent a sterilisation procedure lay on the... News PhotoDistrict,Field,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,India,Kilometer,Kolkata,Lying Down,Medical Procedure,Outdoors,Patient,Recovery,Road,West BengalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian patients that underwent a sterilisation procedure lay on the ground in a field as they recover near the road in the Malda district of West Bengal, around 360 kilometres (220 miles) north of Kolkata on February 5, 2013. Scores of women were dumped unconscious in a field after a mass sterilisation in eastern India because there was no room in hospital for them to recuperate, medical officials said on February 7, 2013. The women had all undergone surgical procedures at a hospital which officials admitted was not equipped to accommodate such a large number of patients. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)