In continuation of its humanitarian effort in support of the protesters in their reformist movement, the al-Kafeel Specialized Hospital of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine provided treatment for one of the demonstrators, after he was seriously injured in the neck during the protests that took place in the capital, Baghdad, yesterday.
The injured protester, Abbas Al-Koukhi, was taken to the hospital late last night, from Ibn Al-Nafees Hospital in Baghdad, to receive treatment in it after he was shot by a bullet in his neck, so that the al-Kafeel Hospital can then treat him.
The patient was presented to a medical committee composed of a number of specialized doctors, to diagnose his condition and what he needs, after the initial procedures were taken from radiography and others, and he is currently lying in the intensive care hall waiting for what is decided by the medical team.
It is to note that the Al Kafeel Super Speciality Hospital of the al-Abbas's (p) Holy Shrine provided free medical and treatment services to more than 1700 patients, including critical cases of peaceful protesters, including those transferred by ambulances to the hospital or those received in the open medical detachment in the assembly square, central Karbala.
This is part of the efforts of the al-Abbas’s (p) holy shrine in supporting peaceful protesters, who are claiming their legitimate rights guaranteed by the Iraqi constitution and approved by the supreme religious authority, and being part of the humanitarian duty of the hospital staff.
The hospital administration said its medical detachments in the demonstration square in the center of the city of Karbala have provided medical care and first aid to 1717 protesters since the protests began.
The hospital continues to receive critical cases, and these cases were as follows:
- The number of injured patients treated in the field medical detachment in Karbala demonstrations’ square reached 1240 cases.
- The number of injured patients treated in the emergency medical field detachment in the Karbala demonstration square reached 300 cases.
- The number of injured people who were treated in the emergency hall inside the hospital, which was transferred to it by its ambulances reached 150 cases.
- Critical cases reached 27 cases and included treatment and surgeries of various degrees.
This is in addition to the effort that was provided to the wounded people in demonstrations in the governorates of Dhi Qar, including medicines and treatments, in addition to treating a number of critical cases that were transferred to Al-Kafeel Hospital.