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At a Doha hospital dedicated to Gaza victims: “We are used to treating injuries, but this is different”

A plastic baby sleeps next to him. On his large hospital bed, Mayar pulls the blanket up to his chin. The nine-year-old girl turns around. There is a scar running through his hair. On April 8, a shell hit his house in Deir el-Balah, in the center of the Gaza Strip. The impact knocks out several teeth. Shards of steel entered his skull. His entire left side is weakening. Doctors are trying to operate on him. Two days later, pus came out of his ear. The infection attacks his brain.

On April 27, this deformed face arrived at Sidra Hospital in Doha, its right side swollen due to gangrene. Mayar is one of the latest Gazans to be accepted by the Gulf emirate as part of its humanitarian evacuation project. Surgeon Hassan Bagzal, wearing a gray-blue coat, sits to the side for several minutes. “We are used to dealing with injuries. Everything is different there. »

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Source: Le Parisien

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