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An Iraq tragedy: The mother and father were killed but their five children in the backseat survived

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/picture_gallery/05/middle_east_shooting_in_tal_afar/html/3.stm

click on the above link which is a news from BBC

Inside the car were an Iraqi family of seven. The mother and father were killed but their five children in the backseat survived, one with a non-life threatening wound.

Before opting PLAB

1. Competition for House Officer and Senior House Officer posts in the UK is currently very high.
2. 36% of overseas graduates who passed PLAB part 2 in June 2003 were still unemployed 6 months later.
3. Your first post in the UK may only be a non-training, locum or honorary post.
4. There are on average 210 applicants for each junior doctor advertisement in the UK. Eight recent advertisements have attracted over 1000 applicants.
5. Because of the very large numbers of applicants, varying, sometimes random, methods of selection are used to shortlist candidates.
6. There are on average 400 applicants for each House Officer advertisement. Graduates who have not completed their House Officer posts (or equivalent) in their home country may find it very difficult indeed to obtain a post in the UK.

The UK welcomes and will always welcome overseas graduates. However, it does not wish them to be disadvantaged because of lack of information on the curren…