Bungling medics in Mexico are being heavily criticised, after they dropped a human heart being rushed to a transplant patient. Worst of all, the whole dramatic medical emergency was being watched all the way by the country’s media.
There are growing concerns this morning about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Tripoli. Hundreds of dead bodies have been discovered in a hospital — it appears patients were abandoned in their beds when fighting broke out last week. The United Nations Secretary General has made an urgent call to the international community to send humanitarian help. Sky’s Jane Dougall reports.
video.news.sky.com It’s 2 weeks since the rebels gained control of Tripoli but for those living in the capital, the caches of Colonel Gaddafi’s weapons left throughout the city are a constant reminder of the brutal reality of the conflict. Our Foreign Affairs Correspondent Lisa Holland sent this report from Tripoli – it contains pictures of two children severely hurt by a grenade. One of the children died whilst the report was being filmed.
CCTV pictures have been released of a pensioner being knocked unconcious during the London riots. The 69-year-old man was grabbed, pushed and then punched in an unprovoked attack in Enfield on the 8th of August. The group then walked over him as they left. He was taken to hospital suffering cuts.
Two workers have been taken to hospital in Japan after being exposed to radiation levels 10000 times the safe limit. The country’s Prime Minister has apologised for the severe damage caused by the nuclear accident. But, he says there’s still no cause for optimism. Sky’s Frazer Maude reports.