Kunduz was previously considered one of the more stable provinces affected by the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. Fighting has increased significantly in the northern province, however, since 2014. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides surgical care for trauma patients, including 7-year old Feroz and his father. They were on their way to the market when they were hit by a bomb blast. They travelled more than 62 miles (100 km) to MSF's hospital, the only facility able to treat their injuries in their region.