A suicide bomber detonates himself in a crowded street in an attempt to kill the local Chief of Police in the town of Musa Qal’ah, Helmand Province. British military medics on the scene, in a helicopter and in Camp Bastion Hospital try to save the lives of the injured civilians.
One of two clips from the UK series I worked on as director called, Doctors and Nurses at War: Afghanistan, filmed for UK broadcaster, ITV, in Helmand Province in 2008 and broadcast in 2009. Series producer and director: Mike Simkin. 2nd director: Deborah Lovett. DV Directors: Jim Foster and Simon Moule.