the First doctor, Patrick Parteyan, 30, is working at the Saint George hospital in Beirut. On Tuesday, he was off duty, but had visited the hospital along with his girlfriend Daisy. They are greeted by daisy's mother, who was a patient.
the Sky was a cloudless blue and the sun would be going down in a couple of hours.
" I was standing at the window, and looked out to the sea and the harbour. Then, I suddenly saw a white smoke rising from the port area, " Patrick said.
half A minute later, he saw the explosion itself.
the Blast was: Patrick and his girlfriend, to be thrown up against the wall. Daisy's mother had broken glass and debris all over it while she lay on the bed. The whole of the glasfönstret were smashed and the roof came tumbling down – it all ended up with them.
" I woke up, looked at my arm and saw that it was bleeding in three places. At the same time, I couldn't see in one eye, which was covered in blood. And I couldn't move two of my fingers. I saw Daisy lying on the floor, and the way she tried to get up, as she was bleeding from the head, " Patrick says when Expressen meets him in the flickvännens home outside of Beirut.
”My place is with my colleagues,”
today, it's been three days since the huge explosion that took place in the port. 2 700 tonnes of confiscated cargo of ammonium nitrate (an) exploded, destroying everything in its path. A total of 6 000 buildings were damaged, more than 160 people have been confirmed dead, as many missing, and more than 5,000 injured.
in Beirut, lebanon, is now a disaster-hit area.
Patrick was left in Sweden and in the nordic market a few years ago, in order to continue his or her studies as a specialläkare. Now, he works at one of The best hospitals in Saint George. His girlfriend, Daisy, is a medical doctor at the same hospital.
today, he is the problem.
"My place is with my läkarkolleger that will help the victims of the blast, but with my injury means that I have to stay at home and receive the treatment for weeks," he said.
Injuries in hospital following the explosion.Photo by: < / b> of the Private / Private
Patrick is describing the explosion with the words ”surreal” and ”scary movie”. The other survivors that the Gp talked to describe it as the bomb in Hiroshima. Just the word Hiroshima has become common to hear people talk about the explosion.
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Despite the fact that it's been a few days since the explosion, it has a Daisy, still has dried blood in her hair. Her wounds are deep and wide. She tells me that she remembers parts of what she's been through.
" I remember that I was going to faint several times. However, Patrick saw that I was awake. I felt how my heart started to beat faster and faster, and in the end, I felt like I would be lost.
the Hospital of Saint George, has been hit hard by the blast. The large building is located just a few kilometers away from the port. The blast was so strong that the windows and doors were blown out. Both patients and health care professionals are wounded, there were even those who had died.
When Daisy and her mother lay bleeding in the rubble of the room, screaming, the the the help. They were shouting at Patrick. It was this that gave him the strength to believe he is.
" When I got up, I started to move the rubble off my girlfriend's body, so that we might be able to find out. It was a nightmare just to get down to the emergency room. The whole of the roof had fallen down, and we were bleeding a lot, " Patrick said.
After a hard-fought battle and took all three from the fifth floor down to the emergency room. Where they thought that they would be able to get medical care.
in the emergency room, it was more destruction than in any other of the departments in the building. Broken glass everywhere, the chairs had been thrown to the ground and the people lying on the floor.
"on the right and on the left, I saw the people that I know of, and that is the low-blödandes on the floor," Patrick said.
the Hospitals were overwhelmed,
He was looking for an ace bandage. He wanted to help out his girlfriend in order to sew the deep wound in her head. However, when he realized what the chaos was that is was in the emergency room, they took themselves to a hospital in the vicinity.
" I'll put Daisy on a stretcher, and helped her into the car. I drove to the other hospital. It was packed, " Patrick said.
and Daisy was injured in the head by the explosion.Photo by: < / b> of the Private / Private
the Explosion in the harbour, and had been to all the hospitals in Beirut, lebanon, to become saturated in a very short period of time. The department of health and and called a hospital outside of the city to receive the wounded.
Patrick decided to call a friend who is a doctor. He works in a hospital outside Beirut, lebanon. It was a race against the clock. His girlfriend was bleeding heavily and was about to faint.
" My friend is an orthopaedic surgeon working in the hospital Bellevue in Mansourieh. He said, " do your best and take the hit for the Mansourieh, so I meet up with you.
the First went to Patrick's, and Daisy's health. He had to have surgery for his warns against hand injuries, as the wound in his head stitched. Daisy's mother, had minor injuries.
– Six-extended the tendons in my right hand was cut off in three places. However, through the operation of the doctors back in it's place. But maybe I need to do to undergo the revision surgery, because of the fifth finger is badly damaged, " Patrick said.
the Shock of what happened has not yet been settled.
as Patrick says, it's going to take a long time.
" It's going to take some time to recover. A Man is born again.
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