The US attacks, which happened around lunchtime on Monday, are said to have killed at least 60 people and injured a further 250, no one has completed the tally.
It lies in my power,” he said, coming nearer and regarding me fixedly with his glowing eyes.
Beds are laid in the entrance, every space being exploited, but it is upstairs on those wards that the suffering scream.
All of them, men, women, children, bear the wounds of bomb shrapnel.
It peppers their bodies, blackens the skin, smashed heads, tore limbs.
Report From Inside Babylon General Hospital April 3rd 2003
Two sisters, Khoda, five, and Mariam Nasser, aged 10, share the same bed.
Her mother is trying to re-dress the wounds to her forehead and the back of her skull.