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An Account of Multiple Casualties in an Austere Environment
  1. Capt ND Reynolds1 and
  2. S Dalal2
  1. 1Regimental Medical Officer 16 Signal Regiment, Javelin Barracks, Elmpt Station, Roemandstrasse, BFPO 35
  2. 2Regimental Medical Officer 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards, Dempsey Barracks, BFPO 16.


A satellite compound of an International Security Assistance Force Patrol Base came under assault during OP HERRICK 12 resulting in eight casualties. Multiple fragmentation type injuries were sustained over a short period of time which tested the locations medical capacity. This account describes the events that occurred in extracting and treating those injured.

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