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April 15th, 2010
11:00 AM ET

Doctors remove explosive ammo from soldier's skull

(CNN) – It was supposed to be a routine surgery, but a recent operation at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan was anything but. Air Force doctors were removing shrapnel from a soldier's skull when they realized they had found a round of explosive ammunition.

Our Dr. Sanjay Gupta joined us on Thursday's American Morning to discuss how the doctors were able to successfully remove the active round.


Filed under: Health • Military
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  1. Hemendra Bhatnagar, M.D.

    Fantastic job!!

    April 18, 2010 at 5:21 pm |