Blind boy, 8, regains sight after surgeons remove bomb shrapnel from eyes

6/12/2020 11:03:00 PM

Blind boy, 8, regains sight after surgeons remove bomb shrapnel from eyes

Syria, Civil War

Blind boy, 8, regains sight after surgeons remove bomb shrapnel from eyes

Eight-year-old Abdulrazak Dip has got his sight back thanks to Turkish surgeons who operated on him after his eyes were damaged in a bombing in Idlib, Syria

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Abdulrazak Dip was horrendously wounded when he was just six in a bombing attack on the city of Idlib in the north-western Syrian governorate of the same name. A piece of shrapnel pierced his left eye, robbing him of half his sight. Days before this was lifted, a group reportedly drank toxic homemade beer in the township of Masiphumelele in Cape Town. Soon, his right eye began to lose vision too due to the trauma caused by the injury. Witnesses have described how one shopper was thrown over a car which crashed into a barrier and then ploughed through people in the social distancing queue outside, Devon Live reports. According to reports, the boy made an emotional appeal on Swiss television for Turkey to help him. Of the survivors, two have since been discharged from hospital while the other two are still receiving treatment. The Turkish Embassy in the Swiss capital Bern took action and got in touch with the Syrian family, with the help of the NGO 'International Blue Crescent', according to local media. Image: A statue of Sir Francis Drake in Plymouth Authorities in Devon also said statues of Sir Francis Drake and General Sir Redvers Buller in Tavistock and Exeter should remain.

The boy was brought to a private ophthalmic hospital in Turkey where he underwent eye surgery. The group are believed to be Zimbabwean and Malawian nationals. There were chaotic scenes as staff rushed to help after the car understood to be driven by an elderly female collided with a crash barrier at the entrance to the store before driving through the queue. Six die and several left partially blind after drinking homemade beer in lockdown According to reports, the treatment helped the young boy regain his sight. His family reportedly burst into tears at the news he could see again, after they had suffered years of hardship. I honestly do not know what we are going to do now. The boy’s father, Mohammad Dip, said the family did not want to leave their home country when the civil war broke out in Syria in 2011. The road, which Inrix reports to be Totnes Road, remains blocked - and traffic is being affected at the entrance to the supermarket. But they were forced to take refuge in Turkey when his son lost his eyesight. He came home and slept and drank again in the evening on Sunday. A spokesperson for Goldsmiths said"the college will urgently work with our students, colleagues and local residents to help decide how we address the future of these figures".

According to Turkish news site TRT World, an operation in one of Idlib’s few hospitals still functioning amid the devastating conflict had been unable to restore the boy’s eyesight. Abdulrazak lost sight in his left eye completely and his right eye retained some vision. “We didn’t think anything of the alcohol and the bottles had no writing on them. "The driver of the vehicle sustained an injury to her leg and up to eight pedestrians, have reportedly sustained injuries. He told the broadcaster: “With this eye I can see brightness. I can't see anything with the other [left] eye. She added: “He was supposed to go to work that day. With the better eye I can see things far away.".

But only when it is light. “By that time he was not speaking, he couldn’t see, and didn’t know what was happening.” Abdulrazak’s father had been planning to take him for treatment in Turkey, but when the country closed its borders to Syria due to coronavirus travel restrictions, the family realised the window of opportunity was closing fast. The family only had 10 to 15 days for the operation to take place as doctors in Idlib had put a silicone solution in Abdulrazak’s eyes to prevent him from going completely blind that would only last four months and was by that point close to the deadline. And on Monday morning I was supposed to wake up early and go to the market, but I had a severe headache and I thought I was still hungover. The boy’s plight captured the attention of Levent Ozturk, the International Blue Crescent’s International Emergency Help Coordinator and a journalist. Mr Ozturk lost sight in his left eye during the 2008 Georgian-Russian war after coming under gunfire in a vehicle, and said that made him all the more empathetic to the young boy’s plight. “The headache was worse and I couldn’t walk properly.

Mr Ozturk’s team joined up with Syrian refugee Mehmet Sahin Ibis to help the family. The Turksoy Foundation managed to get the family to Turkey, where authorities helped them get the surgery for the child just in time, and his hospital fees were covered by a businessman alerted to his plight via the IBC.” Even though he was discharged days later, Chinembiri admits he still feels weak. “Thank Allah, the International Blue Crescent reached us, and helped transfer my child to Turkey for treatment. They covered all expenses. I can only see things that are close by and I have constant joint pains and headaches. Thank Allah, he can see now,”Abdulrazak’s father told the Anadolu Agency.

Top news stories from Mirror Online Syria has been plagued by deadly conflict since the Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests.” David Eliya from Malawi said that he also drank the homemade beer over the weekend and woke up feeling terrible on Monday morning. It is the deadliest conflict since WWII, and international estimates suggest nearly 30,000 children are among those who have died in the nearly decade-long war. It has been the site of complex conflict as forces also clashed with Islamic State in the region as the group used the territory to make incursions into neighbouring Iraq. He said: “The doctor told me that I was lucky. According to United Nations estimates, more than 5 million Syrians have fled the country, and 6m are internally displaced. . His eyes are not working, he can’t see.

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Turkish surgeons have returned the eyesight of an eight-year-old Syrian boy who was blinded by shrapnel during a bomb attack on his home.Six people have died and several more have been left partially blind after drinking homemade beer during the coronavirus lockdown in South Africa.A car driven driven by an 'elderly female' has hit eight pedestrians at the entrance of a Morrisons in Devon this afternoon.TOWIE: The Only Way Is Essex star Vas J Morgan accuses show of 'systematic racism' In some cases, reviews into statues and place names were already under way before recent controversy.

Abdulrazak Dip was horrendously wounded when he was just six in a bombing attack on the city of Idlib in the north-western Syrian governorate of the same name. A piece of shrapnel pierced his left eye, robbing him of half his sight. Days before this was lifted, a group reportedly drank toxic homemade beer in the township of Masiphumelele in Cape Town. Soon, his right eye began to lose vision too due to the trauma caused by the injury. Witnesses have described how one shopper was thrown over a car which crashed into a barrier and then ploughed through people in the social distancing queue outside, Devon Live reports. According to reports, the boy made an emotional appeal on Swiss television for Turkey to help him. Of the survivors, two have since been discharged from hospital while the other two are still receiving treatment. The Turkish Embassy in the Swiss capital Bern took action and got in touch with the Syrian family, with the help of the NGO 'International Blue Crescent', according to local media. Image: A statue of Sir Francis Drake in Plymouth Authorities in Devon also said statues of Sir Francis Drake and General Sir Redvers Buller in Tavistock and Exeter should remain.

The boy was brought to a private ophthalmic hospital in Turkey where he underwent eye surgery. The group are believed to be Zimbabwean and Malawian nationals. There were chaotic scenes as staff rushed to help after the car understood to be driven by an elderly female collided with a crash barrier at the entrance to the store before driving through the queue. Six die and several left partially blind after drinking homemade beer in lockdown According to reports, the treatment helped the young boy regain his sight. His family reportedly burst into tears at the news he could see again, after they had suffered years of hardship. I honestly do not know what we are going to do now. The boy’s father, Mohammad Dip, said the family did not want to leave their home country when the civil war broke out in Syria in 2011. The road, which Inrix reports to be Totnes Road, remains blocked - and traffic is being affected at the entrance to the supermarket. But they were forced to take refuge in Turkey when his son lost his eyesight. He came home and slept and drank again in the evening on Sunday. A spokesperson for Goldsmiths said"the college will urgently work with our students, colleagues and local residents to help decide how we address the future of these figures".

According to Turkish news site TRT World, an operation in one of Idlib’s few hospitals still functioning amid the devastating conflict had been unable to restore the boy’s eyesight. Abdulrazak lost sight in his left eye completely and his right eye retained some vision. “We didn’t think anything of the alcohol and the bottles had no writing on them. "The driver of the vehicle sustained an injury to her leg and up to eight pedestrians, have reportedly sustained injuries. He told the broadcaster: “With this eye I can see brightness. I can't see anything with the other [left] eye. She added: “He was supposed to go to work that day. With the better eye I can see things far away.".

But only when it is light. “By that time he was not speaking, he couldn’t see, and didn’t know what was happening.” Abdulrazak’s father had been planning to take him for treatment in Turkey, but when the country closed its borders to Syria due to coronavirus travel restrictions, the family realised the window of opportunity was closing fast. The family only had 10 to 15 days for the operation to take place as doctors in Idlib had put a silicone solution in Abdulrazak’s eyes to prevent him from going completely blind that would only last four months and was by that point close to the deadline. And on Monday morning I was supposed to wake up early and go to the market, but I had a severe headache and I thought I was still hungover. The boy’s plight captured the attention of Levent Ozturk, the International Blue Crescent’s International Emergency Help Coordinator and a journalist. Mr Ozturk lost sight in his left eye during the 2008 Georgian-Russian war after coming under gunfire in a vehicle, and said that made him all the more empathetic to the young boy’s plight. “The headache was worse and I couldn’t walk properly.

Mr Ozturk’s team joined up with Syrian refugee Mehmet Sahin Ibis to help the family. The Turksoy Foundation managed to get the family to Turkey, where authorities helped them get the surgery for the child just in time, and his hospital fees were covered by a businessman alerted to his plight via the IBC.” Even though he was discharged days later, Chinembiri admits he still feels weak. “Thank Allah, the International Blue Crescent reached us, and helped transfer my child to Turkey for treatment. They covered all expenses. I can only see things that are close by and I have constant joint pains and headaches. Thank Allah, he can see now,”Abdulrazak’s father told the Anadolu Agency.

Top news stories from Mirror Online Syria has been plagued by deadly conflict since the Assad regime cracked down on pro-democracy protests.” David Eliya from Malawi said that he also drank the homemade beer over the weekend and woke up feeling terrible on Monday morning. It is the deadliest conflict since WWII, and international estimates suggest nearly 30,000 children are among those who have died in the nearly decade-long war. It has been the site of complex conflict as forces also clashed with Islamic State in the region as the group used the territory to make incursions into neighbouring Iraq. He said: “The doctor told me that I was lucky. According to United Nations estimates, more than 5 million Syrians have fled the country, and 6m are internally displaced. . His eyes are not working, he can’t see.