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EMS Paramedics

They’re usually the first respondents at the scene of an accident or a medical emergency, but in recent months, paramedics have endured knife attacks, beatings and robberies while on duty. Unarmed and without protective gear, they remain vulnerable to being attacked by opportunists. Why are these angels of mercy under siege? Carte Blanche investigates.

Producer: Liz Fish

Presenter: John Webb