Afghan boy to be treated in the Czech Republic

06-08-2007

Hamidolla, a four-year-old boy from Afghanistan will receive medical treatment in the Czech Republic as part of the MEDEVAC programme, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said on Monday. The boy, who lives in a small community in the Afghan province of Badakhshan, suffered severe burns. After the village elders approved of the offer, the boy was transported to Kabul together with his uncle and will arrive in the Czech Republic in the next few days. He will be treated in Prague's Vinohrady Hospital.