seriously wounded

seriously wounded

A casualty whose injuries or illness are of such severity that the patient is rendered unable to walk or sit, thereby requiring a litter for movement and evacuation. See also evacuation; litter; patient.
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He was seriously wounded at the commencement of the war.
In eight of them lay the more seriously wounded, while two swung beneath the weight of the dead.
General Ruffner tried to defend the coloured people, and for this he was knocked down and so seriously wounded that he never completely recovered.
The resultant ridicule forced him into a duel (in which he seriously wounded his antagonist), and thenceforth in his writings duelling was a main object of his attacks.
On examination we discovered that he had been seriously wounded in the leg by a /tolla/ in the course of the pursuit, but that the chain armour had prevented his last assailant's spear from doing anything more than bruise him badly.
Three other soldiers, who tried to jump off the vehicle, were reportedly shot at close range by the suspected militias and were seriously wounded.
According to details, 18-year-old Usman was going toward Daroghe Wala area from Batapur on his motorcycle when string of a stray kite slit his throat and seriously wounded him.
A police source in Babylon told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / nina / that unidentified gunman opened fire with a light-gun at two people as they returned to their house and seriously wounded them before fleeing to an unknown destination.
A 71-year-old man was stabbed and seriously wounded in Netanya.
One of the victims was seriously wounded in his upper body and the other sustained light injuries to his back.
He killed a girl pupil and seriously wounded four others before he died of 'a self-inflicted wound', police said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A Yemeni intelligence officer was seriously wounded when his car exploded on Tuesday in the main Southern city of Aden.