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© London News Pictures. 11/06/11. AFGHANISTAN. The team have less than 5 minutes to respond to a medical emergency when dealing with some of the most serious levels of trauma, including amputations and gun shot wounds. The RAF Regiment's Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) is made up of two teams based in 'Main Operating Base Bastion', they are responsible for extracting casualties from anywhere within Helmand Province. The MERT consists of a doctor, an emergency department nurse and two paramedics. In addition four Royal Air Force Regiment gunners provide armed protection when they land and leave the helicopter to collect the casualty. Caption must read Alison Baskerville/LNP...
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