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ICRC surgical teams treat 90 bomb-blast victims in Madagali, Maiduguri — Official


Yola  –   Surgical teams from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has treated 90 people wounded  in the Maiduguri and Madagali bomb blasts.

Dr Hashemi Padshah, ICRC Health Coordinator in Nigeria, made the disclosure in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Yola.

“An ICRC surgical team, together with surgeons from Michika General Hospital, treated 76 victims of the blast in Madagali market.

“Another ICRC surgical team treated 15 people injured in Maiduguri on Sunday morning,” he said.

Padshah said that the Red Cross currently has two surgical teams in the country which had so far treated over 1,800 patients in the north-east within the year.

He said that the ICRC was assisting 16 primary health-care centres and nine mobile clinics by providing them with primary healthcare services for internally displaced persons, returnees and other residents in the north-east

He said that 436,000 patients had so far been attended to.

The coordinator said that within the year, 13,000 children under five suffering from malnutrition were treated while 15,500 babies were delivered in ICRC supported clinics.

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