Wounded Libyans to get specialist treatment in Limerick

first_imgEmail CASUALTIES of the Libyan conflict have arrived in Shannon to receive specialist treatment in Ireland. The injuries were received during the conflict to free Libya from Muammar Gadafy’s regime.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Fourteen wounded landed shortly after 5.20pm yesterday on a flight from Tunisia via France. The men will undergo surgery for a range of injuries, including gunshot and shrapnel wounds.A large number of supporters from the 2,500 plus Irish Libyan community, congregated at the airport to cheer on their fellow citizens. Gifts were handed out to the war wounded from the well-wishers.It is understood that four of casualties will be treated at Barrington’s Hospital in Limerick, while three others were taken to Cappagh in Dublin. Another seven of the injured are to be treated at the Bon Secours Hospital in Galway.Gerry Burke, chief executive of the Bon Secours in Galway, told waiting reporters: “The injuries are mostly to the upper body and orthopaedic in nature and some will require surgical intervention.” Facebook Previous articleO’Gara looks forward to 100th cap at ScarletsNext articleJudge not impressed with Presley’s Jailhouse Rock admin Print WhatsAppcenter_img Advertisement NewsLocal NewsWounded Libyans to get specialist treatment in LimerickBy admin – December 5, 2011 704 Linkedin Twitterlast_img read more