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Artificial Limbs Change Lives for Wounded Gaza Protesters

  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 04:57
Walking up and down stairs at a Gaza medical center, Palestinian amputees are learning to use their new artificial limbs after being wounded by Israeli fire at border protests. The Health Ministry in the Hamas-run territory said 136 wounded Palestinians have undergone amputations since the demonstrations began in March 2018, said a Reuters report Monday. “It was only one bullet, one bullet turned my life upside down,” said Abdallah Qassem, 17, struggling to stand steady while trying on his new artificial legs. Qassem said the bullet struck one leg and then penetrated the other as he s الشرق الأوسط

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