Andrew Mitchell meets injured children in Afghanistan

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    Qabila, aged 10, pictured with International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell at a Red Cross hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, 31 October 2011.

    Qabila lost a leg to a landmine two weeks ago in Afghanistan, but is already smiling again after receiving treatment and a prosthetic limb from the Red Cross. UK aid is supporting the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to run a network of seven orthopaedic centres across Afghanistan to assist those affected by mobility disabilities, including hundreds of mine victims. For more information, please visit: www.dfid.gov.uk/News/Latest-news/2011/UK-helps-Afghan-chi...

    Picture: Kanishka Afshari/FCO/DFID

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