Life after a live ammunition injury: Basel Kamal Safi

May 13, 2015
Basel Safi was injured by live ammunition at age 17. (Photo: DCIP)

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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