May 13, 2015
FILED UNDER: Fatalities and Injuries - West Bank

Life after a live ammunition injury: Basel Kamal Safi

Basel Kamal Safi injured with live ammunition.

Ramallah, May 13, 2015On December 4, 2014, Basel Kamal Safi, then 17, sustained a gunshot wound when he found himself in the midst of clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian youth in the West Bank village of Beitillu.

The injury led to two surgeries, and now Basel must use a wheelchair to get around. The incident has also caused financial hardship for Basel and his family.

DCIP spoke with Basel about the impact the injury has had on his life.

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