Five years after the end of the war in Liberia, many of the hundreds of thousands of injured survivors say they are still suffering from physical wounds that were never properly treated. Shootings, stabbings and beatings were rife during Liberia's 14-year conflict. Although medical aid agencies and bare-bones medical facilities have treated many people for life-threatening injuries, few can offer longer-term treatment. Necessary treatments could include antibiotics, amputations and minor or major surgery, according to health workers in Liberia. (IRIN)

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