Irish Independent: 'I was held at gunpoint in a war zone – but it was worth it to help others'

Orla Condren remembers the moment her life was put in severe danger as though it happened yesterday. She had been working as a nurse with international aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières in a troubled part of India when she found herself held at gunpoint for 20 minutes. The Tipperary woman had been treating a severely injured man in a make-shift hospital when rebels broke in and attacked patients.

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