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Ahmed’s nine-year-old son and a friend were injured while playing with something they found: unexploded ordnance. Ahmed brought his son to Ar Ramtha for emergency treatment.
In Daraa they told me they could not treat the kind of injuries my son had. They did not have the right kind of equipment, and there was only one doctor. We were lucky. It only took 15 minutes to get to the border and we managed to get to the hospital within 25 minutes. His whole body was full of shrapnel; the largest injuries were on his leg. So far he has had seven surgeries, and we hope that his treatment is nearly finished.

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