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Chinese naval fleet treats injured sailor


Source: | 02-05-2009 09:03

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A medical team with the Chinese naval fleet in the Gulf of Aden has successfully operated on an injured sailor. The sailor severed his forefinger working on a ship from Hong Kong.

During a one-hour operation, surgeons cleaned the injured finger also providing anti-infection treatment.
During a one-hour operation, surgeons cleaned the 
injured finger also providing anti-infection 

A ship was dispatched for the rescue, sailing 5 hours at full speed immediately after receiving a distress signal. During a one-hour operation, surgeons cleaned the injured finger also providing anti-infection treatment.

The medical team also gave the injured sailor enough medical supplies to continue treating the wound.


Editor:Zhang Ning