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BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 23 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1625

Soldiers remove patients from hospital in Democratic Republic of the Congo: Médecins Sans Frontières has condemned as deplorable a serious incident in which armed soldiers from the Congolese army entered a hospital in Katanga on 11 March while emergency care was being provided. MSF said that the soldiers left the hospital a day later with four patients. MSF’s head in the region, Philippe Havet, called on all armed personnel “to respect medical establishments and the safety of wounded people and medical staff.”

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